Upcoming Movies from Teen Books
While the book is always better you might want to catch some of these upcoming movies.
Book vs. Movie
Books vs. Movies
The Ultimate Debate
Whether you read the book because you loved the movie or saw the movie because you loved the book, everyone tends to prefer one form of storytelling over the other. So here's the BIG question:
When It Comes to Your Favorite Stories, Which is Usually Better: The Book or the Movie?
Upcomong 2013 Movies from Teen Books
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES
A 15-year-old girl travels to New York City's hidden, supernatural underworld in search of her vanished mother.
Based On: City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, Book 1) by Cassandra Clare
Release Date: 23 August 2013
Starring: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Percy Jackson: The Sea of Monsters
PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS
Percy Jackson and his friends embark on yet another adventure in search of the Golden Fleece.
Based On: The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2) by Rick Riordan
Release Date: 16 August 2013
Starring: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Abel
A single woman in her thirties travels to England to live out her obsession with Pride and Prejudice at a Jane Austen-themed resort.
Based On: Austenland by Shannon Hale
Release Date: 27 September 2013
Starring: Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Seymour
THE SEVENTH SON
The seventh son of a seventh son trains to become an exorcist with the help of the local Spook.
Based On: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
Release Date: 18 October 2013
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes
A remake of the 1976 horror classic, also based on Stephen King's novel, in which a bullied teen unleashes her terrifying telekinetic powers on her abusive peers at prom.
Based On: Carrie by Stephen King
Release Date: 18 October 2013
Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Judy Greer
Hunger Games: Catching Fire
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
Katniss Everdeen must once again fight to save those she loves after being thrown into the Quarter Quell in this Hunger Games sequel.
Based On: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Release Date: 22 November 2013
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Philip Seymour Hoffman
In the future, an especially gifted child is sent to a military academy in space to prepare for an alien invasion.
Based On: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Release Date: 1 November 2013
Starring: Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin, Hailee Steinfeld
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG
Part two of director Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy, starring Bilbo Baggins and a rough-and-tumble team of dwarves.
Based On: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Release Date: 13 December 2013
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett
A uniquely gifted girl fights for her life in a dystopian society where teenagers are forced to choose their life paths based on an aptitude test.
Based On: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Release Date: 21 March 2014
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Zoë Kravitz
Hunger Games: Mockingjay
THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1
Katniss Everdeen, having successfully evaded President Snow, reluctantly becomes the symbol of Panem's rebellion against the Capitol.
Based On: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Release Date: 21 November 2014
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner
THE MAZE RUNNER
A group of teenage boys trapped in a seemingly inescapable maze full of horrific creatures is surprised by the arrival of a girl.
Based On: The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Release Date: 14 February 2014
Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario
With production on the film set to begin in South Africa in October, director Phillip Noyce's The Giver has added Meryl Streep to its cast. Deadline reports that she'll join Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites in the big screen adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1993 young adult sci-fi novel.
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Sarah Hyland, Joely Richardson, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Claire Foy, Ashley Charles
Plot Summary: Based on the first book in author Richelle Mead's successful series of "Vampire Academy" books. Rose Hathaway (Deutch) is a Dhampir: half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.
How I Live Now
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff