• Coming Soon: Movies Based on Books

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     rings
     

    Rings

    Movie release: February 3, 2017
    Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez
    Starring: Aimee Teegarden, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lizzie Brocheré
    Based on: Rings by Koji Suzuki

    Summary: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.

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    Fifty Shades Darker

    Movie release: February 10, 2017
    Director: James Foley
    Starring: Bella Heathcote, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan
    Based on: Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James 

    Summary: While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.

     tulip fever
     

    Tulip Fever

    Movie release: February 24, 2017
    Director: Justin Chadwick
    Starring: Alicia Vikander, Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan
    Based on: Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach

    Summary: An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.

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    Before I Fall

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Ry Russo-Young
    Starring: Zoey Deutch, Jennifer Beals, Elena Kampouris
    Based on:  Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

    Summary: February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's in danger of losing.

     logan
     

    Logan

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: James Mangold
    Starring: Doris Morgado, Hugh Jackman, Boyd Holbrook
    Based on: Various Titles by Various Authors

    Summary: Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation led by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan's healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier's Alzheimer's forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.

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    T2: Trainspotting

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Danny Boyle
    Starring: Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller
    Based on: Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

    Summary: A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters.

     The Shack
     

    The Shack

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Stuart Hazeldine
    Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw
    Based on: The Shack by William Young

    Summary: A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."

     The Sense of an Ending
     

    The Sense of an Ending

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Ritesh Batra
    Starring: Michelle Dockery, Charlotte Rampling, Emily Mortimer
    Based on: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

    Summary: A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

     beauty and the beast
     

    Beauty and the Beast

    Movie release: March 17, 2017
    Director: Bill Condon
    Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emma Watson, Luke Evans
    Based on: Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

    Summary: An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.

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    Wilson

    Movie release: March 24, 2017
    Director: Craig Johnson
    Starring: Woody Harrelson, Sandy Oian, Shaun Brown
    Based onWilson by Daniel Clowes

    Summary: A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

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    The Boss Baby

    Movie release: March 31, 2017
    Director: Tom McGrath
    Starring: Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Steve Buscemi
    Based on: The Boss Baby by Marla Frazee

    Summary: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

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    The Ghost in the Shell

    Movie release: March 31, 2017
    Director: Rupert Sanders
    Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott
    Based onThe Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow

    Summary: A cyborg policewoman attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker.

     zookeepers wife
     

    The Zookeeper's Wife

    Movie release: October 9, 2017
    Director: Niki Caro
    Starring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh
    Based onThe Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

    Summary: The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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    Their Finest

    Movie release: April 7, 2017
    Director: Lone Scherfig
    Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy
    Based onTheir Finest by Lissa Evans

    Summary: A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg.

     wonder
     

    Wonder

    Movie release: April 7, 2017
    Director: Stephen Chbosky
    Starring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay
    Based onWonder by R. J. Palacio

    Summary: A young boy born with a facial deformity is destined to fit in at a new school, and to make everyone understand he's just another ordinary kid, and that beauty isn't skin deep.

     Lost city of z
     

    The Lost City of Z

    Movie release: April 21, 2017
    Director: James Gray
    Starring: Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller
    Based on:  The Lost City of Z by David Grann

    Summary: Based on David Grann's best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

     The Circle
     

    The Circle

    Movie release: April 21, 2017
    Director: James Ponsoldt
    Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan
    Based on: The Circle by Dave Eggers

    Summary: A woman lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man.

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Movie release: April 28, 2017
    Director: James Gunn
    Starring: Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Zoe Saldana
    Based on: Various Guardians of the Galaxy Comics

    Summary: Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

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    The Dinner

    Movie release: May 5, 2017
    Director: Oren Moverman
    Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan
    Based onThe Dinner by Herman Koch

    Summary: A look at how far parents will go to protect their children. Feature film based on a novel by Herman Koch.

     Diary of a wimpy kid
     

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

    Movie release: May 19, 2017
    Director: David Bowers
    Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Jason Drucker
    Based on: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

    Summary: Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother's 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.

     Everything Everything
     

    Everything, Everything

    Movie release: May 19, 2017
    Director: Stella Meghie
    Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose
    Based onEverything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

    Summary: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

     Captain Underpants
     

    Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    Movie release: June 2, 2017
    Director: Rob Letterman, David Soren
    Starring: Kevin Hart, Nick Kroll, Kristen Schaal
    Based on: Captain underpand by Dav Pilkey

    Summary: Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean high school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

     Wonder Woman
     

    Wonder Woman

    Movie release: June 2, 2017
    Director: Patty Jenkins
    Starring: Gal Gadot, Robin Wright, Chris Pine
    Based on: Various Wonder Woman Comics

    Summary: An Amazon princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world's greatest heroes.

     World War Z 2
     

    World War Z 2

    Movie release: June 9, 2017
    Director: Marc Forster
    Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz
    Based on: World War Z 2 by Max Brooks

    Summary: Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Movie release: July 7, 2017
    Director: Jon Watts
    Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Angourie Rice
    Based on: Various Spider-Man titles

    Summary: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man.

     My Cousin Rachel
     

    My Cousin Rachel

    Movie release: July 14, 2017
    Director: Roger Michell
    Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger
    Based on: My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

    Summary: A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

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    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Movie release: July 7, 2017
    Director: Jon Watts
    Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Angourie Rice
    Based onThe Empire of a Thousand Planets by Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres

    Summary: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man.

     dark tower
     

    The Dark Tower

    Movie release: February 17, 2017
    Director: Nikolaj Arcel
    Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Katheryn Winnick
    Based on: The Dark Tower series by Steven King

    Summary: Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.

     The Coldest City
     

    The Coldest City

    Movie release: August 11, 2017
    Director: David Leitch
    Starring: James McAvoy, Charlize Theron, Sofia Boutella
    Based onThe Coldest City by Antony Johnston

    Summary: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

     it
     

    It

    Movie release: September 8, 2017
    Director: Andrés Muschietti
    Starring: Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgård, Javier Botet
    Based on: It by Steven King

    Summary: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

     ninjago
     

    Ninjago

    Movie release: September 22, 2017
    Directors: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher
    Starring: Olivia Munn, Jackie Chan, Justin Theroux
    Based on: Various Titles

    Summary: Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they're gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they're ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school.

     do androids dream
     

    Blade Runner 2049

    Movie release: October 6, 2017
    Director: Denis Villeneuve
    Starring: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto
    Based onDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick

    Summary: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

     the snowman
     

    The Snowman

    Movie release: October 13, 2017
    Director: Denis Villeneuve
    Starring: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto
    Based on: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

    Summary: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

     same kind of different as me
     

    Same Kind of Different As Me

    Movie release: October 20, 2017
    Director: Michael Carney
    Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jon Voight, Djimon Hounsou
    Based on: Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall

    Summary: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.

     mountain between us
     

    The Mountain Between Us

    Movie release: October 20, 2017
    Director: Hany Abu-Assad
    Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet
    Based onThe Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

    Summary: A pair survive a plane crash in the mountains where they are forced to trust each other and find safety while badly injured. Director: Hany Abu-Assad

     war with grandpa
     

    The War with Grandpa

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Tim Hill
    Starring: Robert De Niro, Marisa Tomei, Christopher Walken
    Based on: The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith

    Summary: Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back

     thor
     

    Thor: Ragnarok

    Movie release: November 3, 2017
    Director: Taika Waititi
    Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Hemsworth
    Based on: Various Titles

    Summary: Thor must face the Hulk in a gladiator match and save his people from the ruthless Hela.

     red sparrow
     

    Red Sparrow

    Movie release: March 3, 2017
    Director: Francis Lawrence
    Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Joely Richardson
    Based on: Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

    Summary: A sexy Russian spy falls for a CIA officer and considers becoming a double agent.

     justice league
     

    The Justice League

    Movie release: November 17, 2017
    Director: Zack Snyder
    Starring: Amy Adams, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot
    Based on: Various titles

    Summary: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

     Let is snow
     

    Let It Snow

    Movie release: November 22, 2017
    Director: TBA
    Starring: TBA
    Based on: Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle

    Summary: A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in movies. Well, kinda. After all, a cold and wet hike from a stranded train through the middle of nowhere would not normally end with a delicious kiss from a charming stranger. And no one would think that a trip to the Waffle House through four feet of snow would lead to love with an old friend. Or that the way back to true love begins with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks. Thanks to three of today’s bestselling teen authors—John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle—the magic of the holidays shines on these hilarious and charming interconnected tales of love, romance, and breathtaking kisses.

     murder on the orient
     

    Murder on the Orient Express

    Movie release: November 22, 2017
    Director: Kenneth Branagh
    Starring: Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz
    Based onMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

    Summary: Renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling on the Orient Express, the most famous train in the world.

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    Ready Player One

    Movie release: March 30, 2018
    Director: Steven Spielberg
    Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Hannah John-Kamen
    Based on: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

    Summary: When the creator of an MMO 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.

     jumanji
     

    Jumanji

    Movie release: December 22, 2017
    Director: Marc Forster
    Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz
    Based on:  Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

    Summary: In a brand new Jumanji adventure, the tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game: meek Spencer becomes a brave explorer (Dwayne Johnson); hulky jock Fridge becomes a tiny genius (Kevin Hart); It-girl Bethany becomes a bookworm professor (Jack Black); and unathletic Martha becomes an amazonian warrior (Karen Gillan). To beat the game and return to the real world with their lives, they'll have to start seeing things in an entirely different way.

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    Pitch Perfect 3

    Movie release: June 9, 2017
    Director: Trish Sie
    Starring: Ruby Rose, Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld
    Based onPitch Perfect by Mickey Rapkin

     Greatest Showman on Earth
     

    The Greatest Showman on Earth

    Movie release: December 25, 2017
    Director: Michael Gracey
    Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron
    Based on: The Greatest Showman on Earth by Ann Tompert

    Summary: The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

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