This Year, 5 Exciting Novels Will Be Made Into Films
There is nothing better for some people than becoming lost in a good book. Many readers found plenty of opportunity to do just that this year, with movie theaters and concert venues closed. Many of these classic works are now getting the big-screen treatment as the world reopens and movie theaters are able to fill seats again.
While some of these films will be available to watch on streaming services like Netflix from the comfort of your own home, others will allow you to re-enter the hallowed and illusive cinema theater.
There are loads of new movies to look forward to for fans of all ages, from reinterpreted classics like Cruella and Clifford the Big Red Dog to original adventures.
However, for those eager to get their blood flowing and heart rates racing, we’ve compiled a list of five fascinating novels being turned to cinema this year that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
‘Fear Street: Part One: 1994′ is the first installment of the Fear Street series. (Aug. 20, 2021)
Though the name R.L. Stein may conjure up images of “Goosebumps” novels stacked in elementary and middle school libraries, the YA horror author also wrote a series for slightly older teen readers.
This film, which is the first of a trilogy based on the “Fear Street” books, is not appropriate for children. All three films will be released in July and will follow a group of teenagers as they learn about their small town’s dark history and the evil that may be waiting for them next.
‘Deep Water’ is a film that is based on a true (Expected: 2022)
With a screenplay penned by Sam Levinson (Euphoria), this next thriller is set to deliver an exciting plot.
The film stars former real-life pair Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas as a wealthy, but unhappy, fictional marriage. The husband is aware of his wife’s affairs but looks the other way to avoid divorce. Now, one of her lovers has disappeared and he’s the prime suspect.
‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ (TBD)
This upcoming Netflix flick is based on the 2017 novel of the same name. Though an exact release date has not been announced, audiences can expect this chilling story to stream at some. This is a brief summary.