Book to TV/Movie adaptions and other book news!

Ava DuVernay is adapting “The Wings of Fire” books by Tui Sutherland into a series on Netflix. It will be animated. Ava DuVernay is adapting “The Wings of Fire” books by Tui Sutherland into a series on Netflix. It will be animated.

Jim Morrison Anthology will be released on June 2021. It is a 600 page book that is called “The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics.

Lil’ Kim has a memoir coming out. It is called “The Queen Bee.” It is to be released in the fall.

Elizabeth Olsen will star in a true crime series called “Love and Death.” It is based on a novel called “Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs” by John Bloom and Jim Atkinson.

Holly Hunter will star in the adaption of “Monogamy” by Sue Miller

“What Girls are Made of” by Elana K. Arnold which will be retitled “Hot Pink” Amazon is adapting it. It will star Nina Bloomgarden, David Iacono, Mimi Davila, Dana Donnelly, Myra Molloy, Sarah Michelle Gallar. I know that I talked about this in an earlier Book news post, but I have more of the cast now!

Megan Markle will be writing a children’s book. It will be called “The Bench.”

Speaking of celebrities and children’s novels. Channing Tatum is writing one too called “Sparkella”

Amazon is also adapting “The Summer I Turned Pretty” trilogy by Jenny Han. It will star Lola Tung, Rachel Blanchard, Jackie Chung, and Christopher Briney.  

Gal Gabot wil star in “Meet me in Another Life” by Catriona Silvey.

An adaption to Beauty and the Beast is “A Thorn in the Saddle” by Rebekah Weatherspoon.

Hulu is adapting “Olga Dies Dreaming” by Xochitl Gonzalez.

An adaption of “You Made a Fool Of Death With Your Beauty” by Akwarke Emezi.

A film adaption of “The Wonder” by Emma Donoghue is in the works. Floerence Pugh is set to star.

“Things Heard and Seen” will star Amanda Seyfried, and James Norton . It is based on “All Things Cease to Appear” by Elizabeth Brundage. Netflix

Amazon Prime has “Without Remorse” will star Michael B. Jordan. It is another Tom Clancy adaption.

“Monster” by Dean Myers will be adapted. It will be on Netflix. It will star Kelvin Harrison, Jr, Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, and John David Washington.

“Finding You” by Jenny B. Jones will be adapted into a film. It will star Rose Redi and Jedidiah Goodacre.

“Those Who Wish Me Dead” will star Finn Little and Angelina Jolie. I know that I have reported on this one. It is from Michael Koryta’s novel. HBO Max

“A Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn will be adapted with Amy Adams. I know that I reported on this one before. But the premere is getting closer. It will be on Netlifx.

“The Dry” by Jane Harper will be adapted and will star Eric Bana.

“Fatherhood” with Kevin Hart and Alfre Woodard is an adaption of “Two Kissed for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love” by Matthew Logelin.

“The Last Letter from Your Lover” by Jojo Moyes is being adapted and will star Shailene Woodley and Anthony O’Hare. It will be on Netflix.

“Dune” by Frank Herbert will be adapted for HBO Max. It will star Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, and Rebecca Ferguson.

“The Last Duel” by Eric Jager will be adapted. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon did the screenplay. Jodie Comer will also star.

“Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay Gresham will be adapted. This is a 1946 novel. It will star Bradley Cooper, William Dafoe, and Toni Collette.

“Nightbooks” by J.A. White will be adapted. It will be on Netflix. It stars Krysten Ritter.

“The Power of the Dog” will be adapted with Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons. It is based on the novel by Thomas Savage. It is from 1967. It will be on Netflix.

“Worth” will star Michael Keaton. It is from a memoir by Kennth Feinberg. It will be on Netflix.

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