These days, most studio films are sequels, board games, or book adaptations.
This year, for example, there are a number of sequels hitting the big screen—from “The Dark Knight Rises” to “The Bourne Legacy”; there’s a film inspired by the board game, Battleship; and there are a slew of books turned into movies, among them “The Hunger Games,” “The Lorax,” “The Vow,” and “One for the Money.”
Several more book adaptations will premiere this year. Here are six PR Daily
is … curious to see. We’ll hold our applause until after the credits roll.
1. “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Release date: Christmas 2012
2. “On The Road,” by Jack Kerouac
Release date: To be determined
3. “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Killer,” by Seth Grahame-Smith
Release date: June 22
4. “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R. Tolkien
Release date: December 14
5. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” by Stephen Chobsky
No trailer available for this book about an introverted teen, who tells his story through a series of letters to a fictitious pen pal. If you’re a fan of the book and you want to be a “fan” of the movie, you can check out its Facebook page here
Release Date: September (although that’s unconfirmed)
Any that we didn’t mention that you’re looking forward to?