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 checking out the books they're based on.
The Jungle Book
Starring: Scarlett Johansson
Release Date: April 15
Based On: "The Jungle Book"
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Summary: An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther.
The Huntsman: Winter's War
Starring: Charlize Theron
Release Date: April 22
Based On: Snow White Characters
Author: Brothers Grimm
Summary: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land; two renegades - Eric the Huntsman - who previously aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna, and his forbidden lover, Sara set out to stop them.
And there you have it, your look at April's book-to-film adaptations to be on the lookout for.