7 soon-to-be-released movies based on books

The Patience Stone: Atiq Rahimi wrote and directed the screen adaptation of his novel.

 

 

Baggage Claim: Another novelist-director, David E. Talbert, is behind the camera on this romantic comedy about a woman revisiting ex-boyfriends hoping to re-kindle a love that lasts.

 

 

Parkland: Vincent Bugliosi’s book tells the story the Kennedy assassination through the eyes of doctors, investigators, and bystanders in Dallas on November 22, 1963.

 

 

Carrie: Stephen King’s horror classic gets its second film adaptation.

 

 

Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark won the Hunger Games and become the poster children for rebellion.

 

 

The Wolf of Wall Street: The adaptation of this memoir of partying, moneymaking, and corruption in New York in the 90s is directed by Martin Scorcese and stars his muse of the last decade, Leonardo DiCaprio.