2018 Book to Film Adaptations

While 99% of the time,  I will argue that the book was better, there is something magical about seeing your favorite books brought to life on the big screen. 2018 is going to be a really big year for book to film adaptations. Here is a list of some of the 2018 Book to Film Adaptations:

A Wrinkle in Time 

Book Year: 1962

Plot: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him. (IMDB)

Stars: Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine,

 

Red Sparrow

Book Year: 2013

Plot: Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. But her first mission, targeting a CIA agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. (IMDB)

Stars: Jennifer LawrenceJoel EdgertonMary-Louise Parker

 

The Leisure Seeker

Book Year: 2009

Plot: A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker. (IMDB)

Stars: Donald SutherlandHelen MirrenDana Ivey

 

Ready Player One

Book Year: 2011

Plot: When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg. (IMDB)

Stars: Tye SheridanOlivia CookeHannah John-Kamen

 

A Girl in the Spider’s Web 

Book Year: 2015

Plot: Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials. (IMDB)

Stars: Claire FoyCameron BrittonSylvia Hoeks

 

First Man

Book Year: 2005

Plot: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Stars: Claire FoyJon BernthalRyan Gosling

 

Peter Rabbit 

Book Year: 1902

Plot: Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.

Stars: Rose Byrne, James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy RidleyMargot RobbieElizabeth Debicki

 

Love, Simon 

Book Year: 2015

Plot: Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.

Stars: Katherine LangfordNick RobinsonJennifer Garner

 

The House of Tomorrow

Book Year: 2010

Plot: The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller’s incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school. (IMDB)

Stars: Alex Wolff, Asa Butterfield, Nick Offerman, Michaela Watkins

Written by
Ashley Menzel is an avid film lover and lives in Los Angeles, CA. She loves foreign films and dramas and reading books that have film adaptations. Her favorite movie of all time is One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. She loves Doctor Who, Supernatural, Arrow, iZombie, Blacklist, and Grimm.

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