Steven Spielberg The Grapes of Wrath

Spielberg Looking to Produce New Version of ‘Grapes of Wrath’

News by Dean Fetzer July 5, 2013
As the 75th anniversary of the John Steinbeck novel approaches, it looks like the director has pulled the rights out from under everyone else.
William Shakespeare ‘Star Wars’ Book Trailer

What If Star Wars Was Written by William Shakespeare?

News by Dean Fetzer July 2, 2013
Now you can find out how the immortal bard would have penned one of the greatest space operas to hit the silver screen in Ian Doescher’s new book, ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars’.

Adaptations: Passionate, Not Precious

Column by John Jarzemsky June 26, 2013
Maybe we should be a little more open-minded when it comes to adaptations of stories we love.
Choose Your Own Adventure movies

Choose Your Own Adventure Series Heading for the Big Screen...Wait, Huh?

News by Christopher Shultz June 13, 2013
Hollywood won't let any 1980s throwback go unfilmed, even if it's unfilmable.

'Cujo' To Be Remade Sometime This Year

News by Christopher Shultz April 15, 2013
With King adaptations and remakes a plenty, why not redo the one about the rabid dog?
James McAvoy Filth

New Trailer For Irvine Welsh Adaptation Shows James McAvoy Engaged in Some 'Filth'

News by Christopher Shultz April 11, 2013
Coming this fall, we'll see Welsh's 1998 book come alive, in all its filthy glory.

Comic Books and the Reverse Adaptation

Column by Kelly Thompson March 29, 2013
Comics are a breeding ground for material to adapt into film and television projects, but what about the reverse? When prose, film, or television is adapted into a comic?
Danny Boyle to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel

Danny Boyle Plans to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel in 2016

News by Christopher Shultz March 11, 2013
The director feels confident he can regroup the original cast, including Ewan McGregor, with a solid script. Is he right?
Craig Clevenger's 'Dermaphoria' Headed for the Big Screen

Craig Clevenger's 'Dermaphoria' Headed for the Big Screen

News by Christopher Shultz March 8, 2013
The second novel from the LitReactor favorite will serve as a documentarian's narrative feature debut.
Joe Wright to direct adaptation of new Neil Gaiman

Director of ‘Atonement’ and ‘Pride and Predjudice’ to Take on New Gaiman Book

News by Dean Fetzer
Joe Wright, who’s done his fair share of book to movie adaptations, is being linked with the film version of ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’, Neil Gaiman’s latest.
Douglas Coupland Designs Writer-Friendly Furniture!

TV Series Based on 'Girlfriend in a Coma' in the Works. Also, Douglas Coupland Designs Writer-Friendly Furniture!

News by Christopher Shultz February 11, 2013
NBC moves forward with a pilot based on the 1998 novel. Maybe you can watch it online while sitting at Coupland's escritoire.