#FDL: Getting the Movie Treatment in 2018

These are a few of the most anticipated book adaptations coming to theaters in 2018.

A Wrinkle in Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

This classic tale will be in theaters March 9, 2018. Disney has adapted Madeleine L’Engle’s novel to star Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit and Oprah as Mrs. Which.   A Wrinkle in Time follows the story of Meg Wallace and her brother Charles as they journey across the universe to find their missing father.

Ready Player One

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the year 2045, Wade Watts is a teenager who spends his time trying to escape Earth’s ruined environment by playing a virtual reality game called OASIS. When he discovers an opportunity to solve a virtual puzzle in order win the ultimate prize, Wade finds himself in a race with other competitors who are willing to kill to win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Death Cure is the final installment in original Maze Runner trilogy to get the movie treatment.  After surviving the Scorch, Thomas and the Gladers are put to the ultimate test against WICKED.

Annihilation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natalie Portman stars as biologist who joins a team of experts tasked with exploring Area X, an area of land that has been cut off from humans for many years.  Previous expeditions by other researchers have resulted in mass suicide, developing cancer, or severe PTSD. This time the team has a chance to observe many anomalies, including life forms that are beyond belief.

 

Post by Susie Rivera, Reference Specialist

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