Books are one of the most common form of inspiration for filmmakers all over the globe. Since forever, filmmakers have time and again adapted books into films and while some of them turn out to be successful, others, not so much. This year too, we saw a long list of films that were based on novels like 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, The 5th Wave, How To Be Single and The Choice to name a few. There are several more of such films, which are lined up for a release this year and we list down a few that has us excited.
We bring you this list of books you can still read before the films based on them hit the big screens this year.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
The film is all set for a release in India on 7th October, 2016 and is based on the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs in 2011. The book is based on the story of Jack and his discovery of a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller novel that hit stands last year and became an instant best-seller. It has the perfect plot for a thriller film and with Emily Blunt playing the lead in the film that releases on 7th October, 2016, you know it is going to be an exciting watch.
This one is a film adaptation of Dan Brown’s latest book Inferno. Brown’s books always make for perfect reads and we cannot contain our excitement to watch it all play out on the big screen on 14th October, 2016 with Tom Hanks in the lead.
Queen of Katwe
Queen of Katwe is a true story based on the journey of Phiona, a chess champion from Uganda. The book is now a major motion picture due for a theatrical release on October, 2016 starring Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Another masterpiece from J. K. Rowling’s collection, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was a textbook read by Harry Potter when he was in Hogwarts and the film follows the adventures of Newt Scamander in New York’s secret magical community.
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