Books Coming To a Screen Near You …
Keen to watch loved and loathed literary characters come to life on the big screen? Head into the cinemas in 2015 and you can do just that – the year is packed with exciting book-to-movie releases! Here’s just a few:
Fifty Shades of Grey – it’s the book that got the hearts of millions beating fast (and made imaginations run wild). Now it’s set to steam up the silver screen! The much-anticipated film is out now!
Insurgent in the second instalment in this film saga, based on Veronica Roth’s epic dystopian Divergent series. It’s out in cinemas on 19 March.
Nicholas Sparks’ The Longest Ride has now been made into a film starring Glee star Melissa Benoist and Fury actor (and Clint Eastwood’s offspring) Scott Eastwood. 9 April release date. BYO tissues.
Far From the Madding Crowd
Based on Thomas Hardy’s fourth novel and the first book to gain him widespread popularity, Far From the Madding Crowd is a brilliant story of female independence, the many layers of love and the strength of the human spirit. Starring Juno Temple and Carrie Mulligan, the film hits cinemas on 30 April.
Based on John Green’s award-winning young adult novel, the film stars Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff (who also starred in the film adaptation of Green’s hit The Fault in Our Stars). In cinemas 4 June.
The follow-up to the hugely successful film The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials is the second in this trilogy. It’s based on James Dashner action-packed Maze Runner trilogy and is out 17 September.
The film adaptation of the second half of Mockingjay – Part 2, the final book in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series. It’s out 19 Nov (and we can’t wait!)