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The Mortal Instruments, the project left for dead is now back as Lily Collins is re-set to play the story’s lead character Clary Fray. Word of that goes back to 2010 when Collins has been originally set to star in the first installment of the novel series City of Bones, but, then, Scott Charles Stewart had been attached to direct for Screen Gems.

Now comes word that Harald Zwart, whose last directing credit was the Karate Kid remake in 2010, is set to direct The Mortal Instruments for Screen Games, which has teamed with Constantin Film and Unique Features to develop the motion picture adaptation...
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(Warning: Language.) This isn’t your usual boy meets girl tale. Come join teenage outsiders James and Alyssa on a road trip like no other. Based upon the graphic novel by Charles Forsman.
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the end of the fucking world
tv series
netflix
season 1
trailer
adaptation
charles forsman
The Female Brain is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Whitney Cummings and written by Neal Brennan and Whitney Cummings. It is based on the 2006 book The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine.
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the female brain
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2018
book
adaptation
louann brizendine
In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young girl...and begins to rebel against society.
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fahrenheit 451
movie
teaser
trailer
2018
book
adaptation
ray bradbury
The House of Tomorrow is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by Peter Livolsi and starring Asa Butterfield and Alex Wolff. The film is based on Peter Bognanni's 2010 novel of the same name.
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the house of tomorrow
movie
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2018
book
adaptation
peter bognanni
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I was forced into watching this movie but I'm glad I was. An amusing take on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
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movie trailer
2006
shakespeare
twelfth night
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Halloween comes to life in a brand-new comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine’s 400-million-selling series of books.
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goosebumps
2
haunted halloween
movie
2018
trailer
book
adaptation
r. l. stein
Please note that these are my favorite adaptions, and I am not claiming that they are the best or the most faithful. These are my personal opinions of movies that I believe were were just as great, or even better than the books they came from.




#5 - Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Based on "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" by Fannie Flagg
There was a looot of book stuff that didn't make it into the movie. But since I saw the movie before I read the book, I didn't mind. The book provides more backstory on the town and the people in it, and includes a lot of characters that...
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Source: BBC
Dietland stars Joy Nash, Julianna Margulies, Tamara Tunie and Adam Rothenberg, and premieres June 4 on AMC.
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dietland
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season 1
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book
adaptation
sarai walker
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Colleen McCullough hated Meggie Cleary.

The news came as quite a surprise to me, but apparently it’s true. In April 2009, as the best-selling author worked on the stage musical version of her literary triumph, the UK Daily Mail quoted her directly:

“Meggie in The Thorn Birds is basically my mother. I detested her. Can you imagine writing a 280,000-word book and hating your heroine? She was everything I despise in a woman. She suffered and, worst of all, she enjoyed suffering.”

I didn’t pick up on the author’s hatred when reading the book – far from it – my interpretation was that...
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