Coming Soon: Movies Based on Books

 

Read them before they hit the big screen

These are movies scheduled for release in the near future. Check back often, as we will update this list as more information becomes available.


Fifty Shades Darker

Movie Release:

Director: James Foley

Starring: Bella Heathcote, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan

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

Red Sparrow

Movie Release:

Director: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Joely Richardson

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

Rings

Movie Release:

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez

Starring: Aimee Teegarden, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lizzie Brocheré

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

The Lost City of Z

Movie Release:

Director: James Gray

Starring: Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller

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

Movie Release:

Director: James Ponsoldt

Starring: m Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan

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

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Movie Release:

Director: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Zoe Saldana

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.

The Dinner

Movie Release:

Director: Oren Moverman

Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan

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

Everything, Everything

Movie Release:

Director: Stella Meghie

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose

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

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Movie Release:

Director: David Bowers

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Jason Drucker

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.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Movie Release:

Director: Rob Letterman, David Soren

Starring: Kevin Hart, Nick Kroll, Kristen Schaal

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

Movie Release:

Director: Patty Jenkins

Starring: Gal Gadot, Robin Wright, Chris Pine

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

Pitch Perfect 3

Movie Release:

Director: Trish Sie

Starring: Ruby Rose, Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld

Summary: TBA

World War Z 2

Movie Release:

Director: Marc Forster

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz

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.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Movie Release:

Director: Jon Watts

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Angourie Rice

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.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Movie Release:

Director: Jon Watts

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Angourie Rice

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

Movie Release:

Director: Roger Michell

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger

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.

The Coldest City

Movie Release:

Director: David Leitch

Starring: James McAvoy, Charlize Theron, Sofia Boutella

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

Movie Release:

Director: Andrés Muschietti

Starring: Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgård, Javier Botet

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

Movie Release:

Director: 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.

Blade Runner 2049

Movie Release:

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

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

Movie Release:

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

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 Mountain Between Us

Movie Release:

Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet

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

Same Kind of Different As Me

Movie Release:

Director: Michael Carney

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jon Voight, Djimon Hounsou

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.

Thor: Ragnarok

Movie Release:

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.

The Justice League

Movie Release:

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 It Snow

Movie Release:

Director: TBA

Starring: TBA

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 thr

Murder on the Orient Express

Movie Release:

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz

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.

Jumanji

Movie Release:

Director: Marc Forster

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz

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 ga

The Greatest Showman on Earth

Movie Release:

Director: Michael Gracey

Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

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

Ready Player One

Movie Release:

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Hannah John-Kamen

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.