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Gavin Hood gives an Ender’s Game update
Gavin Hood’s long-awaited adaptation of sci-fi novel Ender’s Game has taken a first tentative step on the publicity trail, with the director teasing a first image alongside an update on how the project is progressing…
http://www.totalfilm.com/news/gavin-hood-gives-an-ender-s-game-update

Gavin Hood gives an Ender’s Game update

Gavin Hood’s long-awaited adaptation of sci-fi novel Ender’s Game has taken a first tentative step on the publicity trail, with the director teasing a first image alongside an update on how the project is progressing…

http://www.totalfilm.com/news/gavin-hood-gives-an-ender-s-game-update

Metal Gear Solid movie confirmed
Metal Gear Solid looks set to follow in the footsteps of Tomb Raider, and, er, Super Mario Bros. and Hitman, in becoming yet another video game to be ported over to the silver screen…

Metal Gear Solid movie confirmed

Metal Gear Solid looks set to follow in the footsteps of Tomb Raider, and, er, Super Mario Bros. and Hitman, in becoming yet another video game to be ported over to the silver screen…

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New Cloud Atlas images arrive online
Cloud Atlas has released a batch of new images online, giving us a first proper glimpse of the starry ensemble cast, many of whom will be assuming multiple roles for the ambitious production…

New Cloud Atlas images arrive online

Cloud Atlas has released a batch of new images online, giving us a first proper glimpse of the starry ensemble cast, many of whom will be assuming multiple roles for the ambitious production…

First trailer and poster for Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina has released a first trailer online, in which Pride And Prejudice director Joe Wright takes on Leo Tolstoy’s classic tale of love and betrayal in 19th Century Russia…

First trailer and poster for Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina has released a first trailer online, in which Pride And Prejudice director Joe Wright takes on Leo Tolstoy’s classic tale of love and betrayal in 19th Century Russia…

First look at Ang Lee’s Life Of Pi
Life Of Pi, Ang Lee’s take on Yann Martel’s novel of the same name, has released a first official image featuring the titular Pi and his tiger companion, Richard Parker.The film will tell the story of a young boy who finds himself stranded at sea for a mammoth 227 days. However, he’s not out there alone, as he has the aforementioned tiger as well as a hyena, a zebra and an orang-utan for company.

First look at Ang Lee’s Life Of Pi

Life Of Pi, Ang Lee’s take on Yann Martel’s novel of the same name, has released a first official image featuring the titular Pi and his tiger companion, Richard Parker.

The film will tell the story of a young boy who finds himself stranded at sea for a mammoth 227 days. However, he’s not out there alone, as he has the aforementioned tiger as well as a hyena, a zebra and an orang-utan for company.

Lionsgate plan to make Chaos Walking trilogy the next Hunger Games
Having seen their recent adaptation of The Hunger Games score big among critics and audiences alike, Lionsgate has taken control of another ludicrously popular teenage franchise in the form of the Chaos Walking series… and Charlie Kaufman’s attached to write the screenplay.

Lionsgate plan to make Chaos Walking trilogy the next Hunger Games

Having seen their recent adaptation of The Hunger Games score big among critics and audiences alike, Lionsgate has taken control of another ludicrously popular teenage franchise in the form of the Chaos Walking series… and Charlie Kaufman’s attached to write the screenplay.

The Hunger Games review
Read our official verdict on The Hunger Games…

The Hunger Games review

Read our official verdict on The Hunger Games

50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations
11. American Psycho (2000)The Book: Psychosexual satire from the pen of Bret Easton Ellis. It’s about serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman.The Movie Version: Stars a pumped-up, teeth-bleached Christian Bale in one of his finest screen performances.Biggest Difference: Several names were changed, including Paul Allen, who director Mary Harron discovered was a real businessman.[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON BATEMAN OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations

11. American Psycho (2000)

The Book: Psychosexual satire from the pen of Bret Easton Ellis. It’s about serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman.

The Movie Version: Stars a pumped-up, teeth-bleached Christian Bale in one of his finest screen performances.

Biggest Difference: Several names were changed, including Paul Allen, who director Mary Harron discovered was a real businessman.

[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON BATEMAN OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Worst Movie Adaptations
50. The Golden Compass (2007)The Adaptation: About A Boy director Chris Weitz is given the reins to this expensive gamble from Warner Bros, as they attempt to birth a new fantasy franchise using Philip Pullman’s stellar trilogy.What They Got Most Wrong: Gone are the allegories and religious undertones, instead we get a hodgepodge of action sequences. No wonder it sank like a brick.[FOR 49 WORSE MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON NICOLE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Worst Movie Adaptations

50. The Golden Compass (2007)

The Adaptation: About A Boy director Chris Weitz is given the reins to this expensive gamble from Warner Bros, as they attempt to birth a new fantasy franchise using Philip Pullman’s stellar trilogy.

What They Got Most Wrong: Gone are the allegories and religious undertones, instead we get a hodgepodge of action sequences. No wonder it sank like a brick.

[FOR 49 WORSE MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON NICOLE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Ben Affleck could be joining The Great Gatsby
Moulin Rouge director Baz Lurhmann is taking his time prepping his adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby, but the film’s cast is coming along nicely.With Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire already confirmed, the director’s now approached Ben Affleck for the novel adap.Affleck is currently weighing up an offer to play Tom Buchanan, the husband of Daisy (Mulligan). Meanwhile, DiCaprio has bagged the titular Gatsby, and Maguire is narrator Nick Carraway.

Ben Affleck could be joining The Great Gatsby

Moulin Rouge director Baz Lurhmann is taking his time prepping his adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby, but the film’s cast is coming along nicely.

With Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire already confirmed, the director’s now approached Ben Affleck for the novel adap.

Affleck is currently weighing up an offer to play Tom Buchanan, the husband of Daisy (Mulligan). Meanwhile, DiCaprio has bagged the titular Gatsby, and Maguire is narrator Nick Carraway.

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Harry Potter producer adapting Adventures Of Oscar Pill
With Harry Potter finally coming to a climax this year, producer David Heyman has begun looking for the next big thing.According to him, that next big thing will be Oscar Pill, the star of a series of French youth novels that Warner Bros. have just acquired the feature film rights to.Written by physician and author Eli Anderson, the series consists of five novels, and follows Oscar Pill, who discovers that he has the ability to enter the human body and explore the worlds there.

Harry Potter producer adapting Adventures Of Oscar Pill

With Harry Potter finally coming to a climax this year, producer David Heyman has begun looking for the next big thing.

According to him, that next big thing will be Oscar Pill, the star of a series of French youth novels that Warner Bros. have just acquired the feature film rights to.

Written by physician and author Eli Anderson, the series consists of five novels, and follows Oscar Pill, who discovers that he has the ability to enter the human body and explore the worlds there.

Russell Brand joins musical adap Rock Of Ages
Russell Brand is officially in the final stages of negotiations for movie musical Rock Of Ages. Though no information about the role he’ll play is up for grabs, The Wrap have confirmed months of rumours regarding the Brit actor’s involvement in the film. More info as we get it…

Russell Brand joins musical adap Rock Of Ages

Russell Brand is officially in the final stages of negotiations for movie musical Rock Of Ages. Though no information about the role he’ll play is up for grabs, The Wrap have confirmed months of rumours regarding the Brit actor’s involvement in the film. More info as we get it

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The Professionals are heading to the big screen
British TV crime drama The Professionals hasn’t been on screens since the ‘80s (except, alright, on ITV4), but that’s all set to change.The ITV drama, which debuted on British telly in 1977 and ran for five series, is set for a modern day movie make-over courtesy of one of the more recent Bond producers.Callum McDougall, who exec produced Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace, has teamed up with fellow producer Richard Whelan and Lionsgate UK to bring a new version of the story to screens.

The Professionals are heading to the big screen

British TV crime drama The Professionals hasn’t been on screens since the ‘80s (except, alright, on ITV4), but that’s all set to change.

The ITV drama, which debuted on British telly in 1977 and ran for five series, is set for a modern day movie make-over courtesy of one of the more recent Bond producers.

Callum McDougall, who exec produced Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace, has teamed up with fellow producer Richard Whelan and Lionsgate UK to bring a new version of the story to screens.