Tuesday Meme

Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations We Are Looking Forward To

TopTenTuesdayThank you to The Broke and The Bookish for this wonderful meme! If you want to learn how to participate, click here and check it out. Promise you won’t regret it.

Vero’s List:

1. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

*squeals* I know. I know. Fangirls everywhere are fanning themselves right now. It is in production. Nik keeps posting pilot selfies. It’s all too much. The book is really good, but I just hope they don’t turn it into another Fifty Shades of Grey because it is not!

2. Allegient by Veronica Roth

I feel like the Divergent hype might have died down, but I am loyal until the end. I need to see what they change and what they do. Also, the movie scores and soundtracks so far have been fantastic!

3. Heist Society by Ally Carter

You have no idea how much I want to see Hale come to life. That boy will be the death of me. Also, we need to see a kickass female con artist because its not just a male dominated industry. Hehe.

4. The Darkest Minds by Alexander Bracken

I’m really stoked this is being made into a movie. I’m a sucker for a dystopian novel turned movie and I can’t wait to see the book come to life. Reading TDM it was difficult at times to picture things which is why I think I never continued reading the trilogy. Maybe having visuals to go with it will push me to finish the trilogy once and for all!

Liz’s List:

5.Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

So clearly we know we’re getting this as a movie. Release date is in November 18, 2016. I have been overly pumped for this because the lack of anything Harry Potter in my life has been palpable. With the release of the cast in August 2015 and the exclusive Entertainment Weekly cover with Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander my excitement levels has increase exponentially. I wailed with excitement and cried at my desk for the beauty of the cover. Let’s just say I need November 18, 2016 to be here yesterday.

 

6.Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

This movie adaptation was just announced by Jennifer herself. The production company Mr. Mudd will be working on the film and Sierra Affinity is backing the movie. I absolutely loved this novel and am totally excited to about the prospect of a film version. Alien love stories- my favorite! My worries are always the same when book to movie adaptations happen- wrong cast, leaving out of crucial moments, etc. One of my biggest concerns is that it will be another Twilight film (which I hated- books and movies). More information about the film can be found on Jennifer’s website. This movie is currently listed as “in development”.

6.Fallen by Lauren Kate

This book is part of a series I read a few years ago. “It’s about a young girl who attends a boarding school after being blamed for the death of a boy in her home town. At he school she finds herself drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel, and has loved her for thousands of year.” I am interested in how this movie turns out since the plot is fairly simple. They already have a cast though more information is difficult to find. I am confident that this movie will be halfway decent since the author, Lauren Kate, is credited as a writer for the project. It is currently “in production” with a release date of 2016.

8.The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

While this book isn’t necessarily labeled as “Young Adult”, it is a cross generational story for everyone to enjoy. There is magic, a feud, and romance. This was the first ebook I read and I was extremely impressed with the author- it was her debut book. The film rights have been optioned by Summit Entertainment but that is about all the information available at this point. Keeping my fingers crossed that it reaches “in production” status soon.

9.Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

This book was A-MAZ-ING! Read it! Karou and Akiva are two of my all-time favorite characters. It was suggested to me by my best friend and I threw through the trilogy because it was so good. And Hopefully the movie is great too. Right now drafts of the script are being written and it looks like Universal Pictures optioned the film rights. Lets hope we get more information soon!

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30 thoughts on “Top Ten Book To Movie Adaptations We Are Looking Forward To”

    1. It is! I think the production company wanted to see how much it would raise first and then go to other sources for funding. Did you see there will be another movie after Allegiant?! I was like wth… I’m intrigued. Thanks for stopping by!

  1. I had no idea that the film rights for The Night Circus has been optioned and I would really love to see how they turn this wonderful book into a film.

    I feel like I need to read Ugly Love cause I hear so many great things about the book.

    1. Yeah I was super surprised about the Obsidian movie news. I worry a lot about the twilight movie effect. Especially since there was an article asking if the town in obsidian is the new forks.

    1. I’m sure there were others who didn’t like it. I loved it, but I can understand what people wouldn’t like about it. The cast for Fallen are all pretty much unknown so I am excited to see how that plays out. They also finished production on the movie!!

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