In today’s world where every novel is being converted or adapted into a movie or a TV series, people are coming to know more about the authors and their works. The makers are trying to make a whole film based on the stories written in the novels by the writers.
There are people who only wait for their favorite novel to be turned into a movie. They want to enjoy the story of their favorite novel into a movie. It is like an icing on the cake for these people when the characters in the movie are being played by their favorite actors!!
Here we have mentioned 10 novels which have been adapted into Hollywood movies.
The Twilight Saga
Vampirism is in the air with the twilight series. This is a series on a romantic fantasy novel, written in four parts by Stephenie Meyer. It narrates a story of a human named Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), who falls in love with the handsome vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson). The vampire vs. wolf is a fight going on from ages. The wolf Jacob Black(taylor Lautner) falls for Bella. There is a love triangle between these three, which shows the hardships faced by the three races of existence.
The potter-heads know it well what I am talking about. Harry potter is a seven books series written by J. K. Rowling. It was originally written for her to gain some money. But it turned out to be a best seller and she continued with the story. It is a major motion picture divided into 8 parts. The actors who played these immortal characters, namely Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley, grew up with each part. It is like a story of their lives.
The Fault In Our Stars
It is a romantic story of cancer affected Hazel Grace (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort). A novel written by John Green, it shows a twist of views from the hearts of these dying love birds, who come across with a turn of their fate. With their meet, they lighten up the hearts of all the people around them who are also suffering from cancer. The pre-destined immature death is just a spark for tears in the midst of their mature love-bond that they share.
The Blue Umbrella
A small Indian girl barters her amulet for a blue umbrella with a Japanese lady. The whole town envies her for her possession. It is the Nandu, who becomes jealous of her sudden fame and plots to steal her pride. Biniya (Shreya Sharma) is not a girl weak at heart who will easily lose from Nandu(Pankaj Kapur). This story is written by Ruskin Bond and was filmed by Vishal Bhardwaj.
Based on a novel written by Andy Weir, this movie was directed by Ridley Scott. It shows the year 2023, where during a manned Mars mission, one of them assumed dead, is left behind. Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is a biologist is the team of the astronauts. He needs to find his way out to go back home.
The Sherlock Holmes
The famous detective series of Sherlock and his assistant Dr. John Watson has seen many screens and been a hit. These characters were invented in the brain of the author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He is the kind of detective who can sort any case using the trivial details that we all can miss.
Percy Jackson Series
The demigods are on the run to save their lives from the monster. In their way, they become the pawns of the Greek gods. It doesn’t end here. The Roman gods cross their way and now it is up to these demigods to save the world. These books, written by Rick Riordan, are now being converted to major motion films.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
It is a book written for children by Roald Dahl, where the little boy Charlie goes to the world of chocolates. The novel was converted to a fantasy musical film in 2005.
The Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit
The special ring which can make the owner invisible is now in the possession of the hobbits. Every dark force is behind the power hidden in the golden ring. These books were written by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Life Of Pi
Yann Martel has penned down the journey of the circus family who faces death. Only a tiger and a boy named Pi are left alive on a boat at the end. They need to control their hunger to reach the shore to be alive. This book became a film by the same name in 2012.
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