- 2013 Nov 27
'Catching Fire' : Book vs. Movie
Not that the critically and commercially adored Catching Fire needs any more gold stars, but let us add one more: It is a remarkably faithful adaptation of the book.
- 2013 Nov 15
E.L. James on Film: 'I am Terrified'
The Fifty Shades of Grey author sat down in Beverly Hills with EW to discuss all that casting controversy, the intensity of her fans, the criticism of Christian Grey’s backstory, and her hopes for the film.
Hamming Up Bulgakov
In a television adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's A Country Doctor’s Notebook, Daniel Radcliffe plays a young physician and Jon Hamm is his older self, who—in an element added by the television show’s writers—somehow travels back in time to 1917 to take part in the main action of the drama. Bulgakov is becoming better known but not necessarily through his own words.
- 2013 Nov 13
'EW' Reveals 'Fifty Shades' Cover
Featuring the stars of the film, Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.
- 2013 Nov 04
'Ender's Game' Wins at the Box Office
Director Gavin Hood's sci-fi epic Ender's Game, based on Orson Scott Card's novel, opened to a solid $28 million in North America, but it will need strong legs in order to make back its pricey $110 million budget.
- 2013 Oct 31
Card Won't Profit from 'Ender's Game'
In an effort to head off a potentially damaging boycott of the sci-fi epic Ender's Game, sources close to the film's producers have claimed controversial author Orson Scott Card will not profit from the film's box-office take.
- 2013 Oct 16
'Gone Girl' Gets Release Date
Fox has announced it will open David Fincher's high-profile thriller Gone Girl, based on Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, on Oct. 3, 2014.
- 2013 Sep 09
'NYT' Not a Fan of New Salinger Doc
In his review, A.O. Scott calls Salinger, which is to the new biography of the same name, "sloppy in matters of judgment and craft."
- 2013 Jul 12
Affleck Cast in Fincher's 'Gone Girl'
Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, and Emily Blunt are being considered for the title role.
- 2013 Jun 17
'The Wolf of Wall Street' Trailer
DiCaprio stars in the Jordan Belfort adaptation.
- 2013 Jun 14
Tom Hanks in Eggers Adaptation
Will star in A Hologram for the King.
- 2013 Jun 13
First 'Diana' Trailer
Based on the book "Diana: Her Last Love" by Kate Snell.
- 2013 Jun 12
Lauren Graham Adapts Her Novel for TV
With Ellen DeGeneres producing.
- 2013 Jun 05
'Emperor of All Maladies' Documentary
Ken Burns and Siddhartha Mukherjee will bring the book to PBS in 2015.
'Much Ado About Nothing' Reviews
The Shakespeare/Joss Whedon adaptation scores are in.
- 2013 May 21
'As I Lay Dying' First Reviews
Does Franco's adaptation of Faulkner work?
- 2013 May 13
'Gatsby' Finishes 2nd
Behind 'Iron Man 3.'
- 2013 May 10
50 Shades Director?
Joe Wright takes the lead?
- 2013 May 08
'Ender's Game' Teaser
Releasing November 1.
- 2013 May 07
'Great Gatsby' Reviews
Here are the first reviews.
- 2013 May 06
Why I Hate 'The Great Gatsby'
Kathryn Schulz at Vulture is not a fan of the iconic novel.
- 2013 Apr 18
2013 Cannes Lineup
Including "As I Lay Daying" and "The Great Gatsby."
- 2013 Apr 15
'Catching Fire' Trailer
Watch it here.
- 2013 Apr 02
'Percy Jackson' Trailer
'Sea of Monsters' releases August 16.
Soderbergh Adapting 'Sot-Weed Factor'
Barth's novel planned as a 12-part miniseries.
- 2013 Apr 01
'The Host' Flops
Finishes #6 at the box office.
- 2013 Mar 26
'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Preview
Peter Jackson's preview of the sequel to the Rings prequel shows the director taking fresh liberties with Tolkien's work.
- 2013 Mar 25
First 'jOBS' Reviews
Read what the critics are saying.
- 2013 Mar 21
Sony Pictures to likely team with Rob Letterman for Goosebumps series feature film.
- 2013 Mar 19
'Once Upon a Time' Novel Coming
The first title in what may be a series of books is titled Reawakened and it’s novelization of the show’s first season and promises to give “fans of the show a whole new look at their favorite characters and stories.”
- 2013 Mar 14
Beattie to Adapt 'Smoke and Bone'
Screenwriter Stuart Beattie will adapt Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke and Bone.
Fan Base No Guarantee?
Is box office success guaranteed for a YA book-turned-movie?
- 2013 Mar 08
Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing'
What do you think of the trailer?
- 2013 Feb 21
Boone to Direct
Josh Boone will direct the film adaptation of
- 2013 Feb 07
Taking a Bite Out of the Big Screen
The first film in the Vampire Academy franchise is scheduled to begin shooting this summer.
- 2013 Feb 05
Casting Begins for The Book Thief
Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson will star in the film adaptation of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief.
How 'Twilight' Changed the Movies
More films aimed at teen girls.
'The Book Thief' Movie
Now with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
- 2013 Jan 14
'Under the Dome' Gets Premiere Date
The CBS show will debut on June 24.
- 2012 Dec 21
'On the Road' Reviews
A roundup of what the critics are saying.
- 2012 Dec 20
New 'Gatsby' Trailer
Check out trailer #2 for the adaptation.
- 2012 Dec 06
'Hobbit' Works as Trilogy
Says Peter Jackson.
- 2012 Nov 29
'The Hobbit' Overcomes Setbacks
'Frame envy' as Peter Jackson brings first film in latest JRR Tolkien Middle-earth trilogy to screen in Wellington.
- 2012 Nov 14
'Anna Karenina' Reviews
Check out what critics are saying.
- 2012 Nov 07
'Life of Pi' Early Reviews
Including two perfect scores.
- 2012 Oct 29
'Cloud Atlas' Sputters
Took in $9.4 million.
- 2012 Oct 26
'Cloud Atlas' Review
Is it any good?
- 2012 Sep 21
Extended First Look at 'Les Miserables'
Hitting theaters this holiday.
- 2012 Sep 20
'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Reviews
The teen movie is getting thumbs-ups.
- 2012 Sep 19
New 'Hobbit' Trailer
Watch the new trailer here.
- 2012 Sep 12
Harry Potter Prod. Does Shadow and Bone
DreamWorks has picked up the movie rights to Leigh Bardugo’s bestseller Shadow and Bone.
- 2012 Sep 07
New 'Cloud Atlas' Trailer
Watch it here.
- 2012 Aug 21
Better than 'Hunger Games'?
Salon makes the case for the classic 'Naked Prey.'
- 2012 Aug 16
Books-to-Film This Fall
Including "Wuthering Heights" and "On the Road."
- 2012 Aug 14
'Great Expectations' Trailer
What do you think?
- 2012 Aug 02
'Killing Them Softly' Trailer
Watch the adaptation of George V. Higgins's novel, starring Pitt and Gandolfini.
- 2012 Jul 31
'The Hobbit' Will Be a Trilogy
Peter Jackson confirms.
- 2012 Jul 30
'Cloud Atlas' Cashes In
Random House goes back to press for 25,000 copies.
- 2012 Jul 26
First 'Cloud Atlas' Trailer
Watch the amazingness here.
- 2012 Jul 25
'Life of Pi' Trailer
Watch the first trailer here.
- 2012 Jul 24
6 Minute Clip of 'Anna Karenina'
Watch an extended sequence from the upcoming film.
- 2012 Jul 23
Best Graphic Novel to Film Adaptations
Including "American Splendor" and "A History of Violence."
- 2012 Jul 16
'Dark Knight Rises' Reviews
The early reviews are glowing.
- 2012 Jul 13
DeLillo's First Big Screen Adaptation
Watch the official 'Cosmopolis' trailer here.
- 2012 Jul 12
Plimpton in 'Lawrence of Arabia'
The Millions highlights writers acting in films.
- 2012 Jul 10
Entire 'Hobbit' Story Revealed
The massive banner for the upcoming film shows everything.
- 2012 Jul 09
New Poster for 'The Hobbit'
Revealed just in time for Comic-Con.
- 2012 Jul 06
H'wood Optioning 'Fifty Shades' Copycats
Self-published erotica is now a hot thing in Hollywood, thanks to E.L. James. Variety reports on two recently self-published books that have caught the eye of Hollywood producers, eager for Fifty Shades-like material.
- 2012 Jul 03
'Cloud Atlas' Secrets Revealed
Describing Andy and Lana's adaptation of David Mitchell's novel, Weaving tells The Hollywood Reporter that "[the movie explores] the idea of souls being reborn through time."
- 2012 Jun 26
'Alex Cross' Trailer
The tagline is: 'Don't Ever Cross Alex Cross.'
- 2012 Jun 21
'Anna Karenina' Trailer
Watch the first trailer here.
50 Shades and Bret Easton Ellis
He's serious about writing the screenplay.
- 2012 Jun 18
Some insiders say yes, Lionsgate says no.
- 2012 Jun 15
First 'Life of Pi' Clip
Watch the tiger, the boy, and the boat.
- 2012 Jun 08
Keira Knightly as Anna Karenina
Pictures from the upcoming movie!
- 2012 May 24
'Great Gatsby' Trailer Causes Backlash
The new 'Great Gatsby' trailer is being met with mixed feelings.
- 2012 May 16
Aaron Sorkin To Write Jobs Screenplay
"The Social Network" writer will adapt Isaacson's biography.
- 2012 May 03
HBO Drops 'The Corrections'
Deadline reports that HBO's planned, and star-studded, adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's bestselling novel is no longer happening.
- 2012 Apr 27
John Cusak as Edgar Allan Poe
Would the writer have loved the new movie?
- 2012 Apr 26
First 'Life of Pi' Movie Photos
A first look at the anticipated film.
- 2012 Mar 22
'Cosmopolis' Teaser Trailer
Watch the great teaser for the adaptation of DeLillo's novel, starring Robert Pattinson.
- 2012 Mar 02
The Lorax Review
NY Times: "There is an obvious metaphor here, but the movie is blind to it, and to everything else that is interesting or true in the story it tries to tell."
- 2012 Feb 15
WaPo on Some 'Downton' Books
In a curious bit of deja vu, after the Times tackled the book craze launched by the success of PBS's Downton Abbey, The Washington Post runs down the same three titles inspired by the show.
- 2012 Feb 07
HBO Does Hemingway
Clive Owen will play Hemingway in HBO's new movie "Hemingway & Gellhorn."
- 2011 Nov 15
Hunger Games Trailer
The first full trailer is here.
- 2011 Nov 03
'It's Not Twilight'
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence tells us what to expect from the movie.
- 2011 Oct 25
Harry Potter Gets Locked Up
Buy the Harry Potter DVDs by December 29, or you might not get them at all.
- 2011 Oct 20
Dreamworks Lands Captain Underpants
Dreamworks has won the bidding war on adapting the series.
- 2011 Oct 17
Hollywood Dishonors Shakespeare
Inside the new film, Anonymous.
- 2011 Oct 04
HBO Does Franzen's 'Corrections'
The novel's adaptation has Noah Baumbach on board.
- 2011 Sep 29
'Extremely Loud' Trailer
The trailer for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close has been released.
- 2011 Sep 05
'Wicked Lovely' Film in Turnaround
Universal has pulled the plug on a Wicked Lovely adaptation.
- 2011 Sep 02
'Hunger Games' & Soderbergh
The real story about the director's involvement with the film.
- 2011 Aug 29
First 'Hunger Games' Clip
The first official clip of The Hunger Games is out!
- 2011 Aug 26
'Wicked Lovely' Movie Gets Axe
Universal has pulled the plug on the adaptation of Wicked Lovely.
- 2011 Aug 16
Tolkien Novel to Be Made into Film
A controversial novel about the life of JRR Tolkien is heading to the big screen.
- 2011 Aug 10
Fiennes to Direct Dickens Affair Film
The actor/director will adapt The Invisible Woman by Clair Tomalin, which tells of Charles Dickens' affair with Nelly Ternan.
- 2011 Aug 05
The 'American Psycho' New York Map
NY Times with an interactive map of the city as experienced by Patrick Bateman.
'Hunger Games' Gets Help from Soderbergh
The director is helping out on some second unit shooting.
Dostoyevsky Film Taking Shape
Jesse Eisenberg has been cast in the upcoming adaptation of The Double.