Coming Soon to a Theater Near You…

Spec Fic’s in the theaters, y’all! Here are some great books hitting the big screen first quarter 2010:

January 15
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold-the story of a teenage girl who, after being murdered, watches from heaven as her family and friends go on with their lives, while she herself comes to terms with her own death.

February 12
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan-A teenager named Percy Jackson discovers that he’s the demigod son of the Greek god, Poseidon. He embarks on a journey across modern-day America with his friends to save his mother, return Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt, and prevent a war between the gods.

March 5
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll-Alice Kingsley, now 19, attends a party at a Victorian estate, only to find she is about to be proposed to┬áby a rich suitor. She runs off, following a white rabbit into a hole and ending up in Wonderland, a place she visited many years before, though she doesn’t remember it.

March 26
Clash of the Titans from snippets of Greek mythology (yes, I’m cheating a bit here)-Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth.

Check back with us in April for more book-to-big screen magic!

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4 responses to “Coming Soon to a Theater Near You…

  1. I just saw The Book of Eli, which I liked quite a bit. I’m a Denzel fan anyway, though.

  2. e6n1

    I hope Hollywood does not mess up ‘The Adoration of Jenna Fox”. A film adaptation is most inevitable

    • Sometimes I wonder with book-to-film adaptions if anyone associated with the book actually READS the script before it starts production. I can think of a few examples of horrid spec fic adaptions (won’t name them) in recent years.

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