From Paper To Screen: Fall 2014

From Paper To Screen is a seasonal post about upcoming movies that are based on books. This post deals with noteworthy movies that will be released this fall (some technically still in the summer). You might want to check out the books before visiting the theater!

THE MAZE RUNNER
Plot: Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Adapted from: The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter and others.
Release date: 19th of September


HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS
Plot: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results
Adapted fromHector's Voyage or the Search for Happiness by Fran├žois Lelord
Starring: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike and others
Release date: 19th of September


GONE GIRL
PlotWith his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Adapted from: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and others
Release date: 3rd of October


LOVE, ROSIE
Plot: Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Adapted fromWhere Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern
Starring: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin and others
Release date: 17th of October


THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1
Plot: Katniss Everdeen finds herself in District 13 after she destroys the Games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Adapted from: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson and others
Release date: 21st of November

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES
Plot: After the Fight for the Lonely Mountain, Smaug is released and attacks Laketown. In the meantime an incoming army of Orcs and Wargs from Dol Guldur provokes the war between the human, dwarven, and elven clans.
Adapted from: The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
Starring: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom and others
Release date: 17th of December
 

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