Adaptations To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen in 2016

2015 was a good year for film adaptations, but 2016 is looking to be even better. From classics to exciting thrillers, there are some great adaptations heading our way this year. 

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Out 15th January)
Rick Yancey's popular sci-fi novel has hit the big screens last month and with plenty of action, drama and Chloë Grace Moretz, it's set to be one of the best YA dramas of the year.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (Hitting screens 5th February)
The well-known classic about the five Bennet sisters takes a fantasy turn in this entertaining tongue-in-cheek horror. 

Allegiant by Veronica Roth (In cinema's 18th March)
The third and final book in the Divergent series is hitting screens this Spring. The dystopian drama starring Shailene Woodley will be split into two films for a dramatic end to this best-selling franchise. 

The BFG, by Roald Dahl (In theatres 1st July)
Perhaps one of the most famous childhood classics, the BFG will be remade in 2016, directed by Stephen Spielberg. A young girl named Sophie meets

Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts (Hitting the big screen 7th October)
This exciting family drama will be hitting screens in Fall 2016 and starring our favourite screen-mother Lauren Graham (Lorelai from Gilmore Girls), we can't wait to see what this hilarious flick has in store. 

A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness (In theatres 17th October)
The amazingly fantastical world created by Ness is hitting screens in 2016 and it is one of our most anticipated releases. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J.K. Rowling (Hitting screens Nov 18th.)
Rowling's story is sure to be an amazing mix of fantasy, amazing visuals and of course, Eddie Redmayne. We can't wait.

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