Books to Film: Page: 2

This is page 2 of the Books to Film posts on Wruters Write.


  • Good News Holdings Announces Film Plans For Anne Rice's Christ the Lord (2007-04-04): Good News Holdings has announced that they are going to start shooting a film based on Anne Rice's novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt.

  • Blogging The Da Vinci Code Part 2 (2006-08-14): The Da Vinci Code can still be found in many theatres since opening nearly three months ago.

  • Keanu Reeves and the Scramble Suit (2006-07-05): Keanu Reeves' upcoming film, A Scanner Darkly, is an adaptation of the Philip K.

  • Uma Thurman Buys Film Rights to The Swarm (2006-05-29): The Associated Press is reporting that Uma Thurman has purchased the film right's to Frank Schaetzing's The Swarm.

  • Curious George Comes to the Silver Screen (2005-11-01): Nearly 65 years ago, the first Curious George books were published.

  • Emma Roberts to Play Nancy Drew in Film (2005-09-28): Emma Roberts has been hired to play Nancy Drew in an upcoming movie.

  • Frank Miller's 300 Graphic Novel Being Made Into a Film (2005-08-24): Coming Soon reports that Warner Bros.

  • Johnny Depp Talks Willy Wonka (2005-07-20): The new film version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been a box office smash, taking in $55 million in its first weekend.

  • Wachowski Brothers to Film V for Vendetta (2005-03-21): The Wachowski Brothers and Joel Silver, the creators and producer of the Matrix trilogy, have launched production on the action thriller V For Vendetta, starring Natalie Portman, James Purefoy and Stephen Re in Berlin, Germany.

  • Ursula Le Guin Not Happy With SciFi's Earthsea (2004-12-16): Novelist Ursula K. Le Guin is not happy with SciFi's adaptation of her Earthsea series.

  • Production Begins on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2004-07-02): Production has commenced in London on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a fantasy adventure directed by Tim Burton and based on Roald Dahl's classic tale, for Warner Bros.

  • Lemony Snicket's Popularity Soars (2004-04-23): The popularity of Lemony Snicket is soaring as the Dec.

  • Lord of the Rings Ties Oscar Record (2004-03-05): Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King dominated the Oscar awards celebration winning eleven awards including Best Film and Best Director.

  • Movie Stars Latch Onto Cold Mountain (2002-06-27): Miramax Films and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures announced that Donald Sutherland, Jena Malone, Kathy Baker, Ray Winstone, Ethan Suplee, James Gammon and Charles Hunnam have joined the cast of Cold Mountain, which is adapted and being directed by Anthony Minghella, based on Charles Frazier's bestselling and National Book Award winning Civil War novel of the same name.

  • New Line and Scholastic To Film Philip Pullman Trilogy (2002-02-15): New Line Cinema and Scholastic Entertainment have joined forces to bring Philip Pullman's Whitbread Award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy to the screen, it was announced by Toby Emmerich, New Line Cinema's president of production and Deborah Forte, producer of the project and executive vice president of Scholastic Entertainment.

  • DreamWorks Acquires Film Rights to Terry Pratchett's Bromeliad Trilogy (2001-05-02): DreamWorks has acquired the film and television rights to Terry Pratchett's bestselling fantasy novels Truckers, Diggers and Wings, known collectively as the Bromeliad trilogy, it was announced by DreamWorks principal Jeffrey Katzenberg.