Friday, January 29, 2016

Book-to-Film Adaptations: February 2016

Literature often inspires film adaptations and each month I like to highlight those hitting theaters soon.  Check out this blog entry to see what they are, and be on the lookout for seeing them in theaters...as well as checkout the books they're based on.

The Choice
Starring: Teresa Palmer
Release Date: Feb. 5
Based On: "The Choice"
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Summary: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events. 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Starring: Lily James
Release Date: Feb. 5
Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
Summary: Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge - an army of undead zombies. 

Deadpool
Starring: Ryan Reynolds
Release Date: Feb. 12
Based On: "Deadpool"
Author: Fabian Nicieza & Rob Liefeld
Summary: Based on the Marvel Comics most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the original story of former Special Forces operative turned murcernary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool.  Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. 

How to Be Single
Starring: Dakota Johnson
Release Date: Feb. 12
Based On: "How to Be Single"
Author: Liz Tuccillo
Summary: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.

And there you have it, your look at February's book-to-film adaptations to be on the lookout for.

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