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15 Books That Should Definitely Be Made Into Movies

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.02.2014 | Books

Hollywood producers are no strangers to the world of books, which they regularly cull through for source material. At this year's Academy Awards, "1...

12 Movies That Are Just As Good As The Books They're Based On

Posted 09.26.2013 | Books

There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they...

7 Books That Should Be Movies

Posted 09.05.2012 | Books

Take one look at this fall's most highly anticipated movies, and you'll find a ton of exciting book adaptations: Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina," Yann M...

'The Marriage Plot' To Be Adapted For Film

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Books

From World & Film Hollywood seems to be getting serious in its on-again, off-again romance with the nineteenth-century novel. Things started heatin...

Most Anticipated Book Adaptations Of 2012

| Posted 01.21.2012 | Books

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz: 2011 was a mixed year for adaptations, ranging from bad ("One Day") to okay ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo") to great ...

Timeless Taboos: Why 19th-Century Novels Appeal To Film-Makers

The Guardian | Mark Lawson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

At press previews, to which movie critics are lured on weekday mornings by platters of complimentary croissants and fruit segments, a special mood of ...

Great Books Don't Have To Be Bad Movies

The Guardian | Jonathan Coe | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books

In the course of their famous book-length interview, François Truffaut once asked Alfred Hitchcock about his approach to literary adaptation, and Hit...

Neil Gaiman Writing Movie Script For New Book Adaptation

The Hollywood Reporter | Jonathan Landreth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Neil Gaiman, the award-winning writer of The Sandman comics and the novella Coraline, has signed on to pen English scripts for a big-budget series of ...

'Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus': The Romantic Comedy?

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Screenplay writing duo Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan will adapt the bestselling book, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. According to The Wrap...

FILM: Daniel Day Lewis To Star In Spielberg's Anticipated Biopic, 'Lincoln'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Academy Award winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has chosen what is sure to be yet another masterful role in a series of well-chosen, award-winning, and i...

Huffington Post Readers' Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Late last month we showed that the tired saying, "the book is so much better than the movie," doesn't always hold true. "Sideways," "The Princess Brid...

WATCH: 15 Movies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is so much better than the movie. We've all said it, we've all heard it. And we all think it's always true, that the book is better than the ...

Why Authors Must Ignore the "No"

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Authors can struggle with many industry related learning curves, what about the art of persistence? Elaine Wilkes recently shared her insights on how to get your book into bookstores.

Stephen King's 'Dark Tower' Movie Is A Go

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The unique deal will have Ron Howard directing the first film in the trilogy and the first season of the TV series, Universal Pictures and NBC Univers...

Fahrenheit 451 Movie?

startribune.com | Michael Jones, Writers Guild of America via Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" is trying to develop film versions of both books. He's also working on a collection of sho...

Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' Movie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The big screen production of Ayn Rand's legendary novel "Atlas Shrugged" is well under-way, and Reason.tv has a behind-the-scenes look. In the video,...

'Freakonomics' Documentary Gets iTunes Only Release For Now. Smart? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The film version of the massive bestseller "Freakonomics" is coming to the big screen--after it comes to the computer screen. In a move that is consi...

Scarlet Johansson: Will She Play The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo?

Deadline New York | MIKE FLEMING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sony Pictures Entertainment and director David Fincher have chosen Rooney Mara to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo....

Kirsten Stewart Tapped For Walter Salles' Adaptation Of Kerouac's 'On The Road'

The Hollywood Reporter | Stuart Kemp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON -- Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund are walking the line for Walter Salles' long-anticipated big-screen adaptation of Jack Keroua...

Daniel Radcliffe To Star In 'All Quiet On The Western Front' Adaptation

Variety | Stuart Oldham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Daniel Radcliffe will play the lead role in a new version of the Oscar-winning Best Picture "All Quiet on the Western Front."...

C.S. Lewis Novel 'The Great Divorce' To Be Made Into Movie, Two Producers Team Up

Variety | Dave McNary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mpower Pictures ("The Stoning of Soraya M.") and Beloved Pictures are teaming to co-produce C.S. Lewis' fantasy novel "The Great Divorce." Veteran pro...

Five Beverly Cleary Books We'd Like Adapted

Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Christine Champ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every little sister who's ever tormented her big sister by, say ... baking a rubber doll into her birthday cake (or relished reading about Ramona Quim...

London Book Fair: Hollywood Scouts Crawling, But Are They Buying?

Variety | Adam Dawtrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The London Book Fair has overtaken its rival in Frankfurt as the destination of choice for Hollywood scouts looking for books to turn into films or TV...

Are Book To Film Adaptations In Decline?

Variety | Tatiana Siegel, Josh Getlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the adult-skewing drama becomes an endangered species at the studios, is there any hope for that venerable subcategory, the literary-book-to-screen...