These are the books for filming post-2020 adaptations you should be excited about
2020 has been a trying year as we all know. So reading during a global pandemic is part of the course. I’m sure many of you bought too many books while in lockdown, hoping to go through them all and pass the time. Of course, we love to read books and the deep connection we gain with our favorite characters. But we all know that watching a captivating movie or TV show is so much quicker to figure out. Now, with Cineworld shutting down and cinemas less busy than before, here’s a look at all of the book adaptations to come.
To all the boys I’ve loved before 3 (February 2021)
Lara-Jean is back! But this time his story comes to an end. The third film in the installment is coming soon, and it was actually filmed with the second film in 2018. The film will arrive on Netflix around the same time as Valentine’s Day, in line with the previous film’s release. The film is based on the book Always and Forever: Lara Jean and ends with Lara Jean and Peter who are finishing their last year of high school.
In 2019, filming began for this adaptation on the famous life of Marilyn Monroe. This fictionalized column is based on Joyce Carol Oates’ novel and the star’s life. With Ana De Armas, production was discontinued in 2011 and is now complete with Armas brilliantly playing the troubled character of Monroe.
Without remorse (February 2021)
With Michael B. Jordan and based on Tom Clancy’s Without remorse, the story follows John Clark, a Navy Seal who seeks revenge for the murder of his wife, and thus discovers that he is part of an even bigger plot. Due to the pandemic, the film is transferred from Paramount Pictures to Amazon Studies and will be released on Prime Video.
Wood (February 2021)
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Based on the news The quiet boy, comes from Scott Coopers Drink. The film is produced by Guillermo Del Toro, who is best known for Hellboy (2004) and The shape of water (2017), del Toro’s weird style is alive and well here. A teacher from a small town and her brother the sheriff are intrigued by a young boy who keeps a supernatural creature in the house. Writer, the Nick Antosaca short story was posted online with Guernica and is as dark as one might expect. ”Lucas had drawn each of them. His illustrations were quick but thoughtless, like a painter’s sketches. The most amazing thing was how realistic they were, except Middle Wolf had a weirdly human face and Big Wolf had weird eyes. ” Horror fans will love this one.
The stars at noon (2021)
Adapted from Denis Johnson’s book The stars at noon (1986), the film of the same name is directed by French director Claire Denis. With Robert Pattinson, production began in April 2019 and this was the second collaboration between Pattinson and Denis who had previously worked together on a daring sci-fi odyssey film. High life (2018). The stars set at noon takes place in 1984 and follows an American woman living in Nicaragua, with a mission to accomplish in Central America.
The Nightingale (Dec 2021)
Adapted from the 2015 bestseller of the same name written by Kristin Hannah, the story follows two sisters who live in France and who are separated on the eve of World War II. Starring the real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, the film is directed by Mélanie Laurent. The sisters are bound by their sacrifices and separated by their characters.
March of Chaos (January 2021)
From the book by Patrick Ness, The knife to never let go, Chaos march was just that. The total cost is $ 100 million. The dystopian young adult sci-fi novel features 12-year-old Todd Hewitt who lives in a male-only town where everyone can get along. He runs away and meets a girl who has fled her city for women.
Cruella (May 2021)
With Emma Stone, and based on The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith, comes the live-action prequel directed by Disney. Emma Stone and Emma Thompson are both slated to star, and the story delves more into the life of Cruella De Vil.
Alley of Nightmares (2021)
While no release date has been confirmed for it, Alley of nightmares should arrive next year. It is based on a 1946 thriller by William Lindsay Gresham. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the cast includes Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette and Willem Dafoe. The story follows Stan Carlisle, a hand magician who is immersed in the shady world of traveling carnivals.
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