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Upcoming teen book-to-screen adaptations

24/07/2014

    Have you heard about these recent announcements of teen book-to-screen adaptations?

   

    Lesley Livingston’s Wondrous Strange series has been optioned by Shaftesbury Films for a TV series. Livingston announced this on her webpage. In the official announcement, Shaftesbury U.S. head Maggie Murphy said “By putting a refreshingly darker spin on classic fairy lore, Wondrous Strange offers an entirely new fantasy world that has never been seen before, with empowering, believable characters who speak directly to the young female demographic.”

 

 

  

    Following up on the huge success of The Fault in our Stars movie adaptation, John Green’s award winning first novel, Looking for Alaska, will be coming out as a movie next year. Sarah Polley will be writing the movie’s screenplay. More info here.

 

  What would be your next choice for a John Green book-to-movie adaptation, and why? What did you think of The Fault in our Stars movie?

                                          A)  An Abundance of Katherines

                                          B)  Paper Towns

                                          C)  Will Grayson, Will Grayson