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1. The Time Traveler's Wife based on the book by Audrey Niffenegger, comes out August 14th.

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2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, based on the book by Judi Barrett  (illustrated by Ron Barrett), comes out September 18th.

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3. Where the Wild Things Are, based on the book by Maurice Sendak, comes out October 16th

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4. The Road, based on the book Cormac McCarthy, comes out October 16th

5. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, based on the series by Darren Shan comes out October 29th

6. New Moon, based on the second book by Stephenie Meyer comes out November 20th

7. Fantastic Mr. Fox, based on the book by Roald Dahl, comes out Thanksgiving (November 26th)

8. The Lovely Bones, based on the book by Alice Sebold, comes out December 11th

9. Sherlock Holmes, based on the books by Arthur Conan Doyle comes out Christmas

10. Alice in Wonderland, based on the books by Lewis Carroll, comes out 2010

originally posted on janicu.vox.com

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robertlyon
Aug. 9th, 2009 10:54 pm (UTC)
Nice!
bookfriendly
Aug. 9th, 2009 11:28 pm (UTC)
1. CAN'T WAIT FOR TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE!!!!
2. Meatballs looks really cute, I can't wait to see it!
3. The Road doesn't look like the book. I think they may have added more action so that it was more interesting. We'll see. Maybe I should re-read the book.
4. Cirque du Freak looks REALLY AWESOME! I think I might start reading this one.
5. New Moon looks dumb and inaccurate. Honestly, I hate K. Stewart.
6. Mr. Fox looks GREAT! Love the voice cast and the animation is very fun!
7. Lovely Bones looks really good, but I'm hesitant to start reading it.
8. YAY! Robert Downing Jr. and Jude Law (Jude is sooo hot! As Waston! As anything!) I'm excited.
9. CAN'T WAIT FOR ALICE IN WONDERLAND! Fabulous! Awesome! As usual, Burton out does himself.

But may I add one? The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians! ANOTHER I CAN'T WAIT FOR!
janicu
Aug. 10th, 2009 01:11 am (UTC)
Heh, I have pretty much the same reactions you do! :)

I hadn't heard of the Lightening Thief movie, thanks! Looks good.
mardelwanda
Aug. 10th, 2009 12:55 am (UTC)
the books
I work in a k-8 library and almost bought some Cirque de Freak, vampire books for it. But I held off until I can read some because we have a few in the office that like to look through the books as they come in, and they actually nixed a couple of the books I orders (the happy bunny books by Jim Benson-completely satire).

I really, really want to see the new Sherlock Holmes (robert downey jr. yummy- and close to my age, so I don't have to feel creepy-like the older woman who are crushing on edward/twilight - ewwww).

It'll be interesting what versions "they" do of all the childrens books. Where the Wild Things are was pretty short, and had no parents pictured at all - so obviously they are just taking the idea and running with it, running pretty far...
janicu
Aug. 10th, 2009 01:13 am (UTC)
Re: the books
What, they nixed books? Sheesh. :\

Yes, I'm DYING to see the Sherlock Holmes!!!! :) I don't understand the Edward/Twilight thing either.
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janicu
Aug. 10th, 2009 01:18 am (UTC)
I know, it looks AWESOME. I wish they'd give us a date in 2010.. Le sigh. There's also these pictures: http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=56475
catherinehaines
Aug. 10th, 2009 04:08 am (UTC)
I'm excited about several of the movies mentioned on the list, but also for The Vintner's Luck (based on the book by Elizabeth Knox) and Under The Mountain (book by Maurice Gee). Lots of book-to-movie adaptations coming out at the moment. Hope they do the originals justice.
janicu
Aug. 11th, 2009 12:48 am (UTC)
Oh cool. I hadn't heard about those two, will be looking into it. Thanks! :)
inspirethoughts
Aug. 10th, 2009 02:18 pm (UTC)
I am so looking forward for Time Traveler's wife, Sherlock Holmes and Alice in Wonderland!
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