Illuminae - Amie Kaufman. Illuminae is the NYT and internationally bestselling first book in a new trilogy co-authored with Jay Kristoff, and in development for film with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment.
Visit the Illuminae Files website for exclusive content and extras! “Never have I read a book so wholly unique and utterly captivating. Brace yourself. You’re about to be immersed in a mindscape that you’ll never want to leave.” —Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy “This is one of those rare books that will truly keep your heart pounding and the pages turning as you peel back the layers –and you hope that the characters you love survive.” — Beth Revis, New York Times bestselling author of Across The Universe “Nervy chicks, cute fighter pilots, lots of heart, lots of heartbreak, a mentally unstable battleship, and even pink hair! “An exuberant mix of space opera, romance, zombies, hackers, and political thrills, told with eccentric aplomb. “Stunningly creative. Reviews/Awards. The 5th Wave (2016) Bernard Cornwell on Adaptations: “Stand back and let them do what they do best”
All readers know the pain of watching a favorite book transform into an adaptation that just doesn’t stack up (*cough*My Sister’s Keeper*cough*), but readers’ frustrations can’t even begin to compare with an author’s.
Many authors famously rejected the adaptations of their works, and some like J.D. Salinger even outright forbade it—which is why we’ll never see a Catcher in the Rye movie. But TV and movie adaptations don’t need to be so angst-ridden. Author Bernard Cornwell has seen many of his own works hit screens big and small, and he doesn’t sweat the changes at all.
In fact, his latest release, Warriors of the Storm, will likely be adapted by BBC as they continue turning the popular book series into a television series titled The Last Kingdom. MGM Nabs Hot YA Novel 'Everything, Everything' (Exclusive) Warner Bros. Options Hot YA Book 'Sky Is Everywhere' (Exclusive) 24 Books You Should Read, Based On Your Favorite TV Shows. 60 Bookish Films Streaming on Netflix. Book to movie.
Comic to movie. Remake of remake that was originally based on a book—you see where I’m going with this. While fellow Rioter Josh Corman put together a whopping 78 bookish films streaming on Netfix last year, it’s been a while— and as you know when you finally find the time to watch that movie you’ve been dying to see and discover it’s no longer available, things change. Amazon. Amazon. 10 Great Films with a Book Tie-In or Based on a Book - Read Me. Gorgeous photography by the very talented Al Richardson.
Thanks to Glennon Tiles for the beautiful tiles used as backgrounds. This is my review of 10 great books with a book tie-in or based on a book. ‘The King’s Speech’ directed by Tom Hooper (Paramount, 2010) Anything with Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush is bound to be a hit, throw in Helena Bonham Carter and a little bit of magic is created. On the Royal Front, this is a great movie about Prince Albert (Colin Firth) who was thrown into the role of King when his father died and later his brother abdicated.
The age of communication via radio means that Albert’s speech stammer cannot be hidden from public any longer. ‘Belle; A True Story of Love that Defied Convention’ directed by Amma Asante (Icon Films, 2013) This costume drama is based on a true story about an illegitimate mixed race daughter, called Dido Elizabeth Belle, of an English Royal Navy Admiral who was raised by her great uncle. THE DUFF - Official Teaser Trailer. 7 Teen Movies Based On Shakespeare That Would Make Him Roll Over In His Grave.
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare!
Well, happy death day, at least. We observe both the birth and the death of the Bard on the date he died, April 23, though his birthdate has not been confirmed. Billy, not yet rolling in his grave. Here's what we do know: This is the 399th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, and his outsize importance to Western culture looms as large as ever. Christopher Marlowe would be lime-green with envy over the popularity of his one-time rival's plays; there are entire theater troupes devoted to performing Shakespeare, and the finest actors jockey to commit their portrayals of Hamlet and Lady Macbeth to film. Oh, and then there are the remixes. In fact, the cross-dressing comedy seems to have particular appeal for the makers of teen movies.
So, in celebration of the past 399 years of Shakespearean spin-offs, I rounded up seven teen-geared movies based on Shakespeare's plays and tried to look at them through the Bard's eyes: Trash - Official International Trailer (Universal Pictures) HD. Night School: The Web Series - Episode One - "Flashback" Twilight Official Movie Trailer HD 2008 Kristin Stewart.