Top 10 Book to Movie Adaptations Coming Out in 2019

So I covered the Top 10 Book to Movie Adaptations coming out in 2019
here but as there are so many here’s another 10 coming out soon!

There’s bound to be an adaptation for everyone so whether or not you read before or after release here are 10 book to movie adaptations coming soon in 2019…
Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

So I really loved this series as a kid! Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire and criminal genius, however, even Artemis gets more than he bargains for when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short. Directed by Kenneth Branagh apparently the movie will only cover the first book but I’m keen so far!

Starring: Judy Dench, Josh Gad, Ferdia Shaw
Release Date: 9th August
Watch the trailer here

It Chapter Two Stephen King
It: Chapter 2 by Stephen King

The It adaptation released in 2017 was widely well received and so this sequel is highly anticipated. The children of the first film return as adults to Derry, Maine to further confront the supernatural killer Pennywise.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Skarsgard
Release Date: 6th September
Watch the trailer here

The Woman in the Window
The Woman in the Window by A.J Finn

Anna Fox is an agoraphobic child psychologist who hasn’t left her home in months and so her only view of the outside world is via her window. Meanwhile, she begins to watch her new neighbors where Anna witnesses a crime, leaving her with the decision of whether or not to alert the police. I’m certainly curious what the film will do and you can check out my review here!

Starring: Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman
Release Date: 4th October

The Kitchen Melissa McCarthy
The Kitchen by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle

Based on a DC comic about a group of women in Hell’s kitchen in the 1970s during which their mafia husbands have been locked up in prison. They continue to operate their husband’s rackets and end being both better and vicious at it. This looks SO GOOD.

Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish
Release Date: 20th October
Watch the trailer here

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Theo Decker steals a famous painting during a bombing at a museum. He adapts to his Park Avenue surroundings with the help of the painting which subsequently is his saving grace. This certainly seems to be a love-hate novel? I loved Tartt’s Secret History so I’m looking forward to reading this Pulitzer winning novel before the adaptation comes out.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson
Release Date: 19th October
Watch the trailer here

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Firstly, the story of two unhappy teens in a small town in Indiana who find each other. But when they meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves who. When they pair up on a project, their friendship grows but as one of their world’s begins to grow, one starts to shrink.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Justice Smith
Release Date: 9th August

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

This beloved classic novel is being directed by LadyBird’s Greta Gerwig. Following the four March sister’s; Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy as they help their mother Marmee keep the household up and running while their father is away during the civil war. Little Women is a coming of age story set in Massachusetts during the Ameican Civil War, though this adaptation is expected to focus more on their lives after they leave home.

Starring: Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep
Release Date: 25th December

Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Directed by Edward Norton Motherless Brooklyn is a classic detective novel about an orphan Lionel, with Tourettes. Lionel works for a small town mobster and detective agency owner, Frank. When Frank is killed all hell breaks loose among his men.

Starring: Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Bruce Willis, Leslie Mann
Release Date: 1st November

The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion

A thriller about a reporter who walks off her job covering the 1984 election to look after her father, but ends up working for a covert agency as an arms dealer for the US Government in Central America.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Willem Dafoe, Anne Hathaway

I Heard You Paint Houses/The Irishman by Charles Brandt

Highly anticipated movie directed by Martin Scorsese about the killing of Jimmy Hoffa. “I heard you paint houses” (mob speak for meaning to kill someone because of the blood on the walls) were the first words he reportedly spoke to the man who would later kill him.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Ray Romano

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