From books to the big screen: Adaptations coming out in March and April

Avid readers will have plenty of new TV shows and movies to say “the book was better” about this year.

ready-player-oneWe’ve rounded up the titles that are coming out over the next couple of months and tried to include the network and release date where we could and linked to the book inside our catalog.

We’ll revisit and update every couple months so that you know what to keep an eye out for and what to read before it comes out on TV and in the theater.

Which one are you most looking forward to? Which one do you think will lose the most by going from book to screen?

Red Sparrow – Released on March 2, Jennifer Lawrence stars as a ballerina that is recruited into a Russian intelligence organization that seduces foreign operatives.

 

wrinkle-in-timeA Wrinkle in Time – Searching for her father after he disappeared while searching another dimension, a girl, her brother and friend must enter the new dimension to find him. Based on the classic Madeleine L’Engle. In theaters March 9.

Love, Simon – Coming March 16, the movie is based on Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, follows a boy as he wrestles with understanding his sexual orientation and trying to figure out who the classmate he is falling in love with online really is.

Ready Player One – A popular virtual reality game developer dies and posthumously promises his fortune to the person that can figure out his game.

Howard’s End – The four-episode mini series comes to Starz Network in April following an earlier airing across the pond on the BBC.

You Were Never Really Here – An ex-FBI agent searching for a politician’s daughter uncovers a web of corruption. Based on the Jonathan Ames novel, the movie with Joaqin Phoenix premieres April 6.

 

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