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28 Good Books That Will Become Movies In 2016

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The year is ending, and it is time not only to review 2015, but to prepare for the next!

Do you love movies and books? You’re in luck, because 2016 brings tons of successful book adaptations to movies. Since Loyal from the Divergent series, to The girl on the train, keep scrolling down to discover all the literature-based films that you will be able to see starting in January!

1. The fifth wave by Rick Yancey

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What is it about: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan struggles to survive in a world devastated by an alien invasion.
Who stars in it: Chloë Grace Moretz will play Cassie, alongside Liev Schreiber and Maika Monroe.
Release date: January 15

Check out the trailer here.

two. In the name of love by Nicholas Sparks

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What is it about: An eternal bachelor falls in love with his neighbor in this 2007 romance novel.
Who stars in it: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, and Tom Welling.
Release date: February 5th

Check out the trailer here.

3. Pride and prejudice and zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith

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What is it about: It’s a twist on the classic Jane Austen novel, where Elizabeth Bennet is set in the middle of a fight in which she must protect her family and the village from the dead.
Who stars in it: Actress Lily James will play Elizabeth Bennet, and Sam Riley will play Mr. Darcy.
Release date: February 5th

Check out the trailer here.

Four. Better … single by Liz Tuccillo

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What is it about: Julie travels the world studying the dating habits of other women, and in her city, her single friends navigate their own love lives.
Who stars in it: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann, Lily Collins, and Alison Brie.
Release date: February 12

Check out the trailer here.

5. The great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

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What is it about: An adopted girl, Gilly, idolizes her birth mother and tries to reunite with her.
Who stars in it: Sophie Nélisse will be Gilly, and Julia Stiles will be her mother.
Release date: February 19th

6. The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker

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What is it about: Journalist Kim Barker records her memoirs working in Afghanistan and Pakistan in early 2000.
Who stars in it: Tina Fey will star in and produce the adaptation, and Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman and Nicholas Braun will be her co-stars.
Release date: March 4

7. Loyal by Veronica Roth

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What is it about: In the third part of the Divergent series, Tirs, Four and their allies discover what is on the other side of the fence and why. This book will be divided into two films.
Who stars in it: Shailene Woodley and Theo James.
Release date: March 18th

Check out the trailer here.

8. Through the looking glass and what Alice found there by Lewis Carroll

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What is it about: The sequel to Alice in Wonderland it will be made into a movie this year. The plot is about Alicia, and the new adventures that she has six months after returning home.
Who stars in it: Mia Wasikowska will play Alice and Johnny Depp from the Mad Hatter.
Release date: may 27th

Check out the trailer here.

9. Me before you by Jojo Moyes

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What is it about: In this love story, Louisa falls in love with Will, a paralyzed man whom she must take care of.
Who stars in it: Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin.
Release date: 3 of June

10. The great good-natured giant by Roald Dahl

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What is it about: In the children’s classic, Sophie befriends a friendly giant.
Who stars in it: Bill Hader will play the giant, and it will be directed by Steven Spielberg.
Release date: 1st of July

eleven. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates by Mike and Dave Stangle

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What is it about: Brothers Mike and Dave put an ad with wedding dates that goes viral. His experience with the ad and the search that follows is recounted in the book.
Who stars in it: Adam DeVine and Zac Efron, along with Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza.
Release date: July 8

12. The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins

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What is it about: In this mystery, a woman believes she knows something about a crime involving a couple that she sees on the train every day.
Who stars in it: Emily Blunt.
Release date: October 7

13. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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What is it about: A boy deals with bullying and his mother’s illness, inventing a fantasy world full of monsters and other creatures.
Who stars in it: Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver.
Release date: October 14th

Check out the trailer here.

14. Inferno by Dan Brown

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What is it about: The series of Da Vinci Code continues with the latest adventure of Robert Langdon, in his efforts to stop another international conspiracy, following hidden clues in the Divine Comedy of Dante.
Who stars in it: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones and Ben Foster.
Release date: October 14th

fifteen. Fantastic beasts and where to find them by JK Rowling

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What is it about: Rowling revisits the Harry Potter universe in this book about Newt Scamander, who “wrote” the text that Harry and his companions would study.
Who stars in it: Eddie Redmayne.
Release date: November 18th

16. Be quiet by Shusaku Endo

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What is it about: Set in Japan during the 17th century, the book follows the story of a group of Jesuits who seek to bring Christianity to Japan.
Who stars in it: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson will star in the Martin Scorsese-directed film.
Release date: November

17. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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What is it about: In this novel, a teenager named Jacob explores the ruins of a strange house on an island near Wales, England.
Who stars in it: Eva Green and Asa Butterfield will star, and Tim Burton will be the director.
Release date: December 25th

18. The Circle by Dave Eggers

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What is it about: A young woman, Mae Holland, takes a job at a tech company like Google, where she quickly begins to climb the corporate ladder.
Who stars in it: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and John Boyega.
Release date: To be fixed

19. The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers

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What is it about: It is the true story of Phiona Mutesi, an adolescent from Uganda who becomes one of the best chess players in the world.
Who stars in it: David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.
Release date: To be fixed

twenty. The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

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What is it about: This true story follows the keepers of a zoo, who have helped save hundreds of people from the Nazis by transporting them in cages.
Who stars in it: Jessica Chastain with Daniel Bruhl.
Release date: To be fixed

twenty-one. Looking for Alaska by John Green

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What is it about: An intellectual boy falls in love with a popular girl, in the first novel of the writer of Under the same star, John Green.
Who stars in it: To be fixed
Release date: To be fixed

22. Brain on fire by Susannah Cahalan

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What is it about: This autobiography examines the diagnosis of a rare autoimmune disorder that caused Susannah to pass out, have violent episodes, and become delusional.
Who stars in it: Chloë Grace Moretz, Tyler Perry, Thomas Mann, and Jenny Slate.
Release date: To be fixed

2. 3. The lost city of Z by David Grann

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What is it about: In this true story, Grann tells how a British explorer got lost searching for a lost civilization in the Amazon in 1925.
Who stars in it: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, and Sienna Miller.
Release date: To be fixed

24. The November Criminals by Sam Munson

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What is it about: A rebellious boy investigates the death of his classmate.
Who stars in it: Ansel Elgort and Chloë Grace Moretz.
Release date: To be fixed

25. Courage by Jeanne Ryan

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What is it about: In this novel, a schoolboy is caught up in a terrifying online game of truth or punishment.
Who stars in it: Emma Roberts and Dave Franco.
Release date: To be fixed

26. The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman

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What is it about: A potter and his wife discover a dead body near their home on the Australian coast after World War I.
Who stars in it: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.
Release date: To be fixed

27. A Hologram For the King by Dave Eggers

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What is it about: A troubled businessman goes to Saudi Arabia for a fight that will save his finances, hoping to avoid bankruptcy and pay for his daughter’s college.
Who stars in it: Tom Hanks.
Release date: To be fixed

28. American pastoral by Philip Roth

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What is it about: The life of Seymour “Swede” Levov is recounted from the 1960s in New Jersey, following him for decades.
Who stars in it: Ewan McGregor.
Release date: To be fixed

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