August 4th, 2016

News: August Book to Movie Adaptations

Read the Book Before You See the Movie!

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Date: August 5th
Adapted From: DC Comics' Suicide Squad comics
Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie
Plot Summary: A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated criminals to form a defensive task force, with their first case leading to a potential apocalypse.

Date: August 5th
Adapted From: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd
Plot Summary: A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

Date: August 19th
Adapted From: Ben-Hur Lew Wallace
Starring: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro
Plot Summary: Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

Peeking into the in:
2014: The Book of Heaven by Patricia Storace
2013: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban
2012: Fashionista Piranha is on a break until August 14th...
2011: The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin
2010: Jeane Westin, author of His Last Letter
2009: Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel
2008: Contest: Neil Gaiman Extravaganza!