TNT Announces Original Movies Based on Novels by Lisa Gardner, Scott Turow, and More

| May 19 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, at their Upfront presentation in New York, TNT and TBS announced their 2011-2012 TV programming slate of new projects (our friends at Daemon’s TV have full coverage of the announcement). Book lovers will be excited to hear that TNT announced a new lineup of original movies based on the bestselling novels of authors like Scott Turow, Lisa Gardner, Sandra Brown, Mary and Carol Higgins […]

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Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth are Peeta and Gale in THE HUNGER GAMES Movie

| Apr 4 | 2 Comments

The Hunger Games movie has found its Peeta and Gale. Lionsgate announced today that Josh Hutcherson (The Kids are All Right) has been cast in the role of Peeta Mellark and Liam Hemsworth (The Last Song) will play Gale Hawthorne. They will star alongside Jennifer Lawrence, who is heroine Katniss Everdeen. Just to clarify, in the above picture, Josh (Peeta) is on the left and […]

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Ellen DeGeneres to Produce Movie Adaptation of SING YOU HOME

| Mar 23 | 2 Comments

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has purchased the movie rights to Jodi Picoult’s latest book, Sing You Home. According to Deadline, the funny lady will produce the movie along with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Picoult’s books generally deal with controversial, “ripped from the headlines” type issues, and Sing You Home is no different. It’s about a lesbian couple, Zoe and Vanessa, fighting for custody […]

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ONE FOR THE MONEY Movie Postponed Until 2012

| Mar 22 | 2 Comments

Bad news, Stephanie Plum fans: the One For the Money movie has been bumped from its planned summer release date. It’s now scheduled to hit theaters on January 27, 2012. According to Entertainment Weekly, the movie had to be moved from June 3 so that it wouldn’t go up against X-Men: First Class. A representative from Lionsgate told EW that “We just want to find […]

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Books Into Movies News: THE HUNGER GAMES, MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, and More

| Jan 28 | 9 Comments

There are a ton of movie adaptations of books in the works right now, and a few of them have been in the headlines this week. Here’s a roundup of some of the big stories: The Hunger Games movie gets a release date – Lionsgate has announced that The Hunger Games will hit theaters on March 23, 2012, just in time for spring break. Filming […]

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POLL: Which YA Based Movie Are You Most Excited About?

| Jan 12 | 5 Comments

Everyone here at Daemon’s Books is super excited about the upcoming movie release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2—it even inspired our Harry Potter challenge—but that’s not the only YA novel adaptation hitting theaters in 2011. Some awesome YA books are going to be showing up on the big screen very soon, and we want to know which one you are most […]

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Taylor Lautner Cast as Finn in INCARCERON

| Dec 10 | 0 Comments

Twilight star Taylor Lautner is set to join another movie adaptation of a popular YA novel. According to Deadline, he has signed on to star as Finn in the movie version of Catherine Fisher’s Incarceron. In the book, 17-year-old Finn is trapped in Incarceron, a vast prison sealed from the world. Prisoners are born and die in Incarceron meaning few even believe a world outside […]

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Catherine Hardwicke to Direct THE MAZE RUNNER Movie?

| Dec 6 | 3 Comments

Catherine Hardwicke, known to many of us as the director of Twilight, is in negotiations to direct the movie adaptation of James Dashner’s The Maze Runner. It could be the launch of another teen franchise for Hardwicke, as the book is the first in a trilogy. The Maze Runner (read our review here) is more like a male version of The Hunger Games than like […]

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HORRID HENRY 3-D Movie Begins Production

| Nov 10 | 0 Comments

Production has begun on Horrid Henry: The Movie, a 3-D live-action movie based on Francesca Simon’s hugely successful children’s chapter book series of the same name. The first ever British kids’ movie to be filmed in 3-D, Horrid Henry: The Movie has an all-star cast. The movie stars: Anjelica Huston as Henry’s terrifying teacher Miss Battle-Axe Rebecca Front as Henry’s headmistress Mrs. Oddbod Richard E […]

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Judy Blume’s TIGER EYES Headed to the Big Screen

| Oct 21 | 0 Comments

Adored young adult author Judy Blume is currently at work adapting her 1981 book Tiger Eyes for the big screen. Blume has been tweeting about casting, location scouting, and filming of the movie on her Twitter account (@judyblume). She co-wrote the screenplay with her son Lawrence, who is also directing. Gossip Girl‘s Willa Holland and newcomer Tatanka Means will star. Tiger Eyes is about a […]

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