Production companies have long looked to literature for inspiration to create new movies and television shows.
Many books and stories will be adapted to the screen in 2024!
If you want to read it first, our Collections Department has curated a list of many of the books that will come to life on big and small screens this year!
Here are some highlights:
Coming to Theaters
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
When a group of five women go hiking, only four return and agent Aaron Falk is called into investigate in Force of Nature: The Dry 2.
Coming to theaters in February.
The movie (and book) is the sequel to The Dry that was released in theaters in 2022.
Dune by Frank Herbert
Dune Part Two continues the adaptation of the complex sci-fi space novel. In this second installment, Paul becomes close with the local inhabitants of Arrakis while the Harkonnen rulers begin to mount their attack to regain control of the spice trade.
Coming to theaters in March.
Check out the first movie HERE.
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The second novel in The Lord of the Rings series has been adapted into The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim, expanding on the story to show the epic battle between the people of Rohan and the Dunlendings. The film is set 183 years before the events of the original trilogy.
Coming to theaters in December.