• Coming Soon: Movies Based on Books

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    The Choice

     

    The Choice

    Movie release: February 5, 2016
    Director: Ross Katz
    Starring: Alexandra Daddario, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace
    Based on: The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

    Summary: Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life-- boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies-- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door.

     

    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

     

    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

    Movie release: February 5, 2016
    Director: Burr Steers
    Starring: Lena Headey, Lily James, Matt Smith
    Based on: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith

    Summary: A mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton--and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy.

     

    How to Be Single

     

    How to Be Single

    Movie release: February 12, 2016
    Director: Christian Ditter
    Starring: Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, Rebel Wilson
    Based on: How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo

    Summary: On a brisk October morning in New York, Julie Jenson, a single thirty-eight-year-old book publicist, is on her way to work when she gets a hysterical phone call from her friend Georgia. Reeling from her husband's announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a fun girls' night out with all their single friends to remind her why it is so much fun not to be tied down. But the night, which starts with steaks and martinis and ends with a trip to the hospital, becomes a wake-up call for Julie.

     

    Deadpool

     

    Deadpool

    Movie release: February 12, 2016
    Director: Tim Miller
    Starring: Morena Baccarin, Ryan Reynolds, Gina Carano
    Based on: Deadpool graphic novels

    Summary: A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and adopts the alter ego Deadpool.

     

    The Great Gilly Hopkins

     

    The Great Gilly Hopkins

    Movie release: February 19, 2016
    Director: Stephen Herek
    Starring: Julia Stiles, Kathy Bates, Glenn Close
    Based on: The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

    Summary: An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.

     

    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

     

    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

    Movie release: March 4, 2016
    Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
    Starring: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Billy Bob Thornton
    Based on: The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker

    Summary: A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO.

     

    The Young Messiah

     

    The Young Messiah

    Movie release: March 11, 2016
    Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh
    Starring: Adam Greaves-Neal, Sean Bean, David Bradley
    Based on: Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice

    Summary: Chronicles the life of Jesus Christ, from his early years, through his ministry, through his final days, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascent to heaven.

     

    Allegiant - Part 1

     

    Allegiant - Part 1

    Movie release: March 18, 2016
    Director: Robert Schwentke
    Starring: Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, Theo James
    Based on: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

    Summary: The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered--fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. But will she be prepared to face impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love?

     

    Miracles from Heaven

     

    Miracles from Heaven

    Movie release: March 18, 2016
    Director: Patricia Riggen
    Starring: Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah, Martin Henderson, Kylie Rogers
    Based on: Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl, Her Journey to Heaven, and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Beam

    Summary: Annabel Beam spent most of her childhood in and out of hospitals with a rare and incurable digestive disorder that prevented her from ever living a normal, healthy life. One sunny day when she was able to go outside and play with her sisters, she fell three stories headfirst inside an old, hollowed-out tree -- and survived without a scratch. While unconscious inside the tree, with rescue workers struggling to get to her, she visited heaven. After being released from the hospital, she defied science and was inexplicably cured of her chronic ailment.

     

    The Little Prince

     

    The Little Prince

    Movie release: March 18, 2016
    Director: Mark Osborne
    Starring: Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd
    Based on: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Summary: An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.

     

    Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

     

    Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Movie release: March 25, 2016
    Director: Zack Snyder
    Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams
    Based on: characters from graphic novels

    Summary: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis' most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs.

     

    I Saw The Light

     

    I Saw The Light

    Movie release: March 25, 2016
    Director: Marc Abraham
    Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumholtz
    Based on: I Saw The Light by Colin Escott

    Summary: I Saw the Light--vividly details Hank Williams' stunning rise and his spectacular decline, revealing much that was previously unknown or hidden about the life of this country music legend.

     

    Rings

     

    Rings

    Movie release: April 1, 2016
    Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez
    Starring: Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden
    Based on: Ring by Koji Suzuki

    Summary: Journalist Kazayuki Asakawa's investigation into the sudden deaths of four teenagers from heart failure leads to an isolated cabin containing a videotape warning of death in seven days unless certain, now missing, instructions are not followed.

     

    The Jungle Book

     

    The Jungle Book

    Movie release: April 15, 2016
    Director: Jon Favreau
    Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill Murray
    Based on: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

    Summary: A children's classic, featuring Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan.

     

    Same kind of different as me

     

    Same Kind of Different as Me

    Movie release: April 29, 2016
    Director: Michael Carney
    Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jon Voight, Djimon Hounsou
    Based on: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall

    Summary: Describes how a man held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of an art dealer accustomed to privilege intervened to save the former's life.

     

    Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    Movie release: May 6, 2016
    Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
    Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr.
    Based on: Captain America graphic novels by various authors

    Summary: Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

     

    Snowden

     

    Snowden

    Movie release: May 13, 2016
    Director: Oliver Stone
    Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley
    Based on: The Snowden Files by Luke Harding

    Summary: Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal mass surveillance programs of the United States government.

     

    Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass

     

    Alice Through the Looking Glass

    Movie release: May 27, 2016
    Director: James Bobin
    Starring: Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman, Anne Hathaway
    Based on: Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

    Summary: Through the Looking-Glass finds Alice six months after her fateful fall down the rabbit hole. This time, the portal to another world takes the form of a large mirror mounted above the fireplace mantle. Curious as to what lies on the other side of the mirror’s reflection, Alice leans into the glass surface and once again tumbles into an unknown land.

     

    Me Before You

     

    Me Before You

    Movie release: June 3, 2016
    Director: Thea Sharrock
    Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin
    Based on: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

    Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

     

    Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

     

    Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

    Movie release: December 25, 2016
    Director: Tim Burton
    Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield
    Based on: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

    Summary: After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there.

     


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