From Book to TV/Movie & Other Book News

I took a little break from doing this, but I am back! I promise that I will keep up this time!

This one will have no pictures! But I promise the next one will! 🙂 I am sorry if I repeated any of these. I typed so many of them that I am not sure which ones that I mentioned before. I keep them in a notebook.

CELEBRITY BOOKS CLUB NEWS: Reese Witherspoon and Christina Milian are starting a literary Inspired Cooking show on Instagram.

ADAPTIONS:

The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez will be adapted

Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore will be adapted for Amazon. I loved this book. See my review on my blog.

Can you Keep a Secret book will be adapted.

Outlawed will star Amy Adams for TV.

Where the Crawdad Sings will star Taylor John Smith, Daisy Edgar-Jones, and Harris Dickinson

Elin Hilderbrand’s book “Paradise” trilogy will be on ABC and produced by Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy)

My Lady Jane and People Like Her will be TV series

Randall Park is directing the graphic novels called “Shortcomings” by Adrian Tomine into a movie. I am looking forward to watching this one.

To All the Boys spinoff series in the works. This will follow her younger sister on her search for love.

An adaption of “Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class” by Lee Daniels and Karen Gist will be a series.

An adaption of “The Irregulars” will be on Netflix! It is about a group of teenagers who help Sherlock Holmes solve supernatural mysteries!

The comic called “Tokyo Ghost” by Rick Remender will be directed by Cary Fukunaga

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is being adapted for Disney +.

Hulu will adapt Margaret Atwood’s “MaddAddam” trilogy.

An adaption of “the Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War.” And will star Russell Crowe and Zac Efron. I love Zac Efron!!!!!!

“Made For Love” by Alissa Nutting will be on HBO Max in April.

A TV show will be done for “Let the Right One In.”

“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison will be adapted into a series.

“The Inheritance” trilogy by N.K. Jemisin will be a series!

The Lady in the Lake will be adapted for Natalie portman and Lupita Nyong’o.

“Writers and Lovers” by Lily King is being directed by Toni Collette.

“The Burning Girls” by C.J. Tudor is being turned into a series!

“City of Ghosts” by V.E. Schwab is set to become a series.

“Fleishman is in Trouble” by Taffy Brodesser-Akner will be a series on FX.

“Lady Chattery’s Lover” will be getting a new movie adaption. It will star Emma Corrin.

“The Innocent” by Harlan Coben will be adapted for Netflix.

The Talented Mr. Ripley will be adapted again. It will star Dakota Fanning

The Essex Serpent will be adapted on Apple as a series. It will star Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes.

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann will be directed by Martin Scorsese. It will star Tantoo Cardinal, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins and Jillian Dion 

“Mystery Girl” a graphic novel by Paul Tobin and Alberto Albusquerque. It will be on Netflix and be directed by McG.

Netflix’s adaption of V.E. Schwab “First Kill.” It is based on the Vampires Never Get Old Anthology.

“Concrete Cowboy is on Netflix soon. It is based off the graphic novel by G. Neri.

“In the Heights” by Lin-Manuel Mirand will be adapted and coming in June. It will be on HBO Max

Station Eleven series has Lori Petty, Daniel Zovatto, and David Cross on board.

An adaptation of Elana K. Arnold’s “What Girls Are Made Of” will be a series. It will be called “Hot Pink” and will star Sarah Michelle Gellar! Who I also adored growing up!

“ace of Spades” by Faridah Abike-lyimide is being adapted.

“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison will be adapted into a series.

“The City of Ghosts” by V.E. Schwab will be a TV series.

“The Lady in the Lake” by Laura Lippmanwill be adapted into a series with Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o to star.

The Good Nurse is getting an adaption on Netflix. It will star Noah Emmerich, Kim Dickens, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jessica Chastain, and Eddie Redmayne.

‘Bridgerton’ Breakout Regé-Jean Page Will Not Appear in Season 2. Fans of the show are not happy. This reminds me to watch Season 1 now!

“A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas is being adapted as a TV series for Hulu. I am going to be reading this series soon. So watch out for my review of it! I have been hearing wonderful things about it!

An Adaptation to “Truly Like Lightning” will be coming with David Duchovny.

“Apples Never Fall” by Liane Moriarty has been sold to be adapted.

The Terminal List will star Patrick Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt on Amazon.

The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly has Christopher Gorham for the Netflix adaption.

The Mystertious Benedict Society (Disney +)

Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer (HBO Max)

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez (American Ferrera directing)

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (Netflix)

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffennegger (HBO- series casting Theo James and Rose Leslie)

Sulwe (picture book) by Lupita Nyong’o (Netflix musical film)

Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian (Mindy Kaling production company- TV)

The Running Man by Stephen King is getting a new adaption

“Down the Rabbit Hole” by Holly Madison (memoir- TV series)

Easy Rawlins mystery books by Walter Mosely (series by Amblin TV)

Anthony Bourdain’s novel “Gone Bamboo,” which is a thriller not cookbook will be adapted for TV

“Luckiest Girl Alive” by Jessica Knoll (Mila Kunis will star in it)

“Little Disasters” by Sarah Vaughan (Roughcut TV is adapting)

“The Perfect Girlfriend” by Karen Hamilton (TV)

“The Great Gatsby” is going to be adapted as animation

Conversations with Friends (Joe Alwyn, Jemima Kirke, Alison Oliver, and Sasha Lane- HULU)

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (Martin Scorsese adds to the cast with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Nro and Lily Gladstone- Apple TV

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani (Star Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington-

Are you There God, It’s Me Margaret by Judy Bloom (Rachel McAdams and Abby Ryder Fortson- movie)

The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne (Daisy Ridley to star)

Nicole Kidman is starring in 9 Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty on Hulu. It will be a series.

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson will star Thomasin McKenzie and Sian Clifford. It will be done by BBC. It will star James McArdle, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jessica Hynes, Patsy Ferran, Laurie Kynaston, Joshua Hill, and Maria Laird.

Netflix is adapting “Along for the Ride” by Sarah Dessen! It will be a series!

Alice Feeney’s “Rock Paper Scissors” will be adapted by Netflix

Gabriel Bump’s novel “everything You Don’t Belong” is being adapted for TV

“Real Men Knit” by Kwana Jackson will be on TV.

“Perestroika in Paris” by Jane Smiley will be adapted to a film.

“Persuasion” will be adapted to Netflix and will star Dakota Johnson.

HBO Max will be adapting Jennifer E. Smith’s novel “Field Notes on Love.” It will be a film. Lauren Graham from Gilmore Girls fame is attached. It is a YA romance story.

“Why Didn’t They Ask Evans” by Agatha Christie will be adapted and will star Hugh Laurie

Netflix will be adapting Elizabeth Brundage’s “All Things Cease to Appear.”

Ava DuVernay is making a Netflix series bases on “Wings of Fire” by Tui Sutherland. It will star Dan Milano and Christa Starr.

The 1993 movie “The Crush” with Alicia Silverstone will be getting a sequel!

Graeme Armstrong will be adapting to film “The Young team.”

Elizabeth Acevedo is publishing her 1st novel for adults. YAY!

Showtime is adapting Anika Noni Rose’s book “Let the Right One In.”

“My Best Friend’s Exorcism” by Grady Hendrix is getting a film adaption.

“The Upside of Unrequited” by Beck Albertalli is getting a film adaption.

“The Downstairs Girl” by Stacey Lee is getting developed for a series.

“Summer of ‘69” by Elin Hilderbrand will be adapted into a series.

Kennedy Ryan’s “Hoops” and “All the King’s Men” are being adapted into 2 series.

William Gibson’s “The Peripheral” will be adapted for Amazon.

N.K. Jemisin’s “The Inheritance Trilogy” till be adapoted into a TV series.

“Cowboys of California” by Rebekah Weatherspoon will be a TV series.

“Kindred” is being adapted into a TV series

“The echo Wife” by Sarah Gailey is being adapted to film.

Amazon is adapting “The Wives” by Tarryn Fisher

“The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown is being adapted into a series for Peacock.

“We Beging at the end” by Cheir Whitaker will be adapted by Disney.

“The German Girl” by Armando Lucas Correa will be adapted into a TV series.

“Elevation” by Stephen King will be adapted into a film.

Jose Saramago’s “Blindness” is being adapted for Broadway.

“Monster” by Walter Dean Myers is being adapted.

Natalie Portman will star in the HBO movie based on Elena Ferrante’s novel “The Days of Abandonment.”

“The Moisquito Coast” is being adapted.

“The Minds of Billy Milligan” by Daniel Keyes will be adapted into a series and will star Tom Holland.

Benedict Cumberbatch will star in “39 Steps.”

“Mr.. Malcoln’s list” by Suzanne Allain will be adapted.

“Brazen Virtue” by Nora Roberts will be adapted.

“The Bromance Book Club” by Lyssa Kay Adams will be adapted.

“The Cactus” by Sarah Haywood will be adapted.

Numa Perrier is directing an adaption of “The Perfect Find” by Tia Williams.

“The Gray Man” will be adapted by Netflix and will star Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard, Rege-Jean Page, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Ana De Armas.

“The Hating Game” by Sally thorne will be adapted.

“The Invisible Life of addie LaRue” by V.E. Schwab will be adapted.

“The Kiss Quotient” by Helen Hoang will be adapted.

“The Kissing Booth: Road Trip” will be adapted.

“The Last Letter from Your Lover” by Jojo Moyes will be adapted.

“The Perfect Find” by Tia Williams will be adapted.

“Red, White, and Royal” by Casey McQuiston will be adapted.

“Roomies” by Christina Lauren will be adapted.

“Who Fears Death” and “The Secret Lives of Church Ladies” both get an adaption.

Ken Follett’s “The evening and the Morning” is being adapted into a TV series.

“The Sumpathizer” by Viet Thanh Mguyen is being adapted to a TV series.

NEW BOOKS:

Ron Howard and his brother Clint Howard are releasing a memoir called “The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family,”

Paul McCartney to publish a 900 page lyrical autobiography. OMG

Hilary Clinton (THIS IS NOT POLITICAL) is teaming up with Louise Penny to write a thriller called “State of Terror”

George R.R. Martin- is working on a new TV project for HBO. It is the true story based on the novel “Roadmarks” by Roger Zelazny

George R.R. Martin is also working on “The Winds of Winter”

Blondie (rock band fame) has a graphic novel called “Against the Odds” coming soon.

Mena Suvari is publishing a memoir in July! I loved her growing up! It is called “The Great Peace.”

Diana Gabaldon has finished the 9th Outlander novel. It is titled Go Tell the Bees that I Am Gone

Leah Johnson author of “You Should See Me in a Crown” (which I loved and you can read my review on my blog) has a new book deal with Disney Hyperion. YAY!

“The Burning Girls” by C.J. Tudor will be adapted into a series.

“The Talisman” by Stephen King will be adapted for Netlix.

“without Remorse” will be adapted and star Michael B. Jordan.

HBO will be adapting “The Runaway Bunny.

“everything’s Trash But It’s Okay” by Phoebe Robinson will star and adapt her own book.

David Fincher will adapt the graphic novel series “The Killer” by Alexis Nolent to a film.

“The jaunt” by Stephen King will be adapted.

The Girl Before will be adapted for HBO.

Dolly Parton will star in her own comic book! I love Dolly!!!! It is her own Female Force comic book. It will highlight women who have made an impact on the world!!!!

A cool new book is going to be released about Truman Capote. “Capote’s Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal and a Swan Song for an Era.” It will be about his relationships with wealthy socialite women that he called his “Swans.”

Disney Launches an “Adult Imprint.” They are going to use old content to produce new content. So basically re-imaging Disney stories as adult novels in the “Meant To Be” novels. “If the Shoe Fits” by Julie Murphy is the 1st book in that series.

Dave Grohl is publishing a memoir!!!!!! From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars will be a 6 part unscripted  series from Dave Grohl and his mom Virginia Hanlon Grohl. This will be a book 1st!

Kal Penn is writing a memoir called “You can’t Be Serious.”

Blondie is writing a graphic novel!

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