15 Books Coming to Movies Screens in 2015

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It’s the 15th and it might be a little bit soon too start thinking about the upcoming year, but I can’t resist. So, here’s a list of 15 books you can expect to see at the movies in 2015.

 

Seventh Son

2015 1Thomas Ward is apprentice to the local Spook and learns to fight evil spirits. He faces a challenge when Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the county, escapes while the Spook is away.

Based on: The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney

Featuring: Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore

Release Date: Feb. 6th

 

Insurgent

This sequel to “Divergent” shows Tris and Four as they try to uncover the history of Tris’ family while also running from Jeanine and the other Erudites.

Based on: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Featuring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James

Release Date: March 20th


The Longest Ride

Two sets of lovers have two intertwining stories. The first story flashbacks a 90-year-old veteran’s life and the love he has for his departed wife. While the second story follows a student who falls in love with a bull rider.

Based on: The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

Featuring: Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, Alan Alda, Melissa Benoist

Release Date: April 10th

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Child 44

2015 3Set in Stalinist Russia, a senior member of the secret police is framed by a colleague for treason and exiled. There he unearths a series of mysterious murders and goes on a hunt to catch the killer.

Based on: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

Featuring: Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Vincent Cassel, Jason Clarke, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman

Release Date: April 17th

 

Far From the Maddening Crowd

2015A young woman maintains relationships with three very different men.

Based on: Far From the Maddening Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Featuring: Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts

Release Date: May 1st

 

Paper Towns

2015 4Quentin “Q” Jacobsen embarks on an awesome road trip  across America  to find his friend Margo who has gone missing.

Based on: Paper Towns by John Green

Featuring: Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Halston Sage

Release Date: June 5th

 

Pan

2015 5A look at the boy who will ultimately become the hero known as Peter Pan.

Based on: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Featuring: Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller, Jimmy Vee

Release Date: July 24th

 

Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

The Gladers have escaped the Maze, but now they face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a world ravaged by solar flares and disease.

Based on: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

Featuring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Release Date: September 18th

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Victor Frankenstein

2015 7The legend of Victor Frankenstein told from Igor’s perspective.

Based on: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Featuring: Andrew Scott, Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy

Release Date: October 2nd

 

The Jungle Book

2015 8A pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther ban together to raise an orphaned boy named Mowgli.

Based on: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Featuring: Scarlett Johansson, Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Christopher Walken

Release Date: October 9th

 

 

Mockingjay Part 2

After being symbolized as the ‘Mockingjay’ Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in a revolution against the Capitol.

Based on: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Featuring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Release Date: November 20th

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The Martian

2015 10An astronaut, stranded on Mars, struggles to survive.

Based on: The Martian by Andy Weir

Featuring: Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Matt Damon

Release Date: November 25th

 

 

Dark Places

2015 9Libby Day survived the brutal killing of her family as a child and is forced to confront her gruesome past when a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes looks into the case.

Based on: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Featuring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Charlize Theron, Drea de Matteo |

Release Date: TBD

 

 

Fallen

2015 11Lucinda “Luce” Price finds herself in a reform school after she is accused of murdering a boy by starting a fire. At the school, she finds herself drawn to Daniel, a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel that has loved her for thousands of years.

Based on: Fallen by Lauren Kate

Featuring: Addison Timlin, Jeremy Irvine, Joely Richardson

Release Date: TBD

 

 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

2015 12

A movie based on a book based on a book. Jane Austen’s classic tale of relationships between different social classes in 19th century England intertwines with the world of zombies.

Based on: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith (which is based on Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen)

Featuring: Lily James, Lena Headey, Matt Smith

Release Date: TBD

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