Some of the best movies and TV series are based on stories and novels, and this has become the norm in Hollywood. Adaptation of literary masterpieces from the past to the present in various genres of cinema, especially in Hollywood cinema, has created a bridge between lovers of cinema and literature. Although usually fans of literature and in some cases even the writers themselves are not satisfied with the result of cinematic adaptations of literary works, cinema, especially in recent years in the adaptation of picture books and science fiction genres, has proven that if not always in the eyes of critics, at least at the box office It can be successful. In recent years, many popular and best-selling films have been adapted from the book, and 2021 is no exception. From children's books to crime riddles, a variety of movies from Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple Plus will soon be available. Here's a look at some of the best new movie and TV adaptations for movie and literature lovers.
- Director : Guillermo del Toro
- Actors : Bradley Cooper, Tony Colt, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Ronnie Mara
- Release Date: December 17
The American psychological trailer "Nightmare Alley" based on the novel of the same name by William Lindsay Gershman, published in 1946, tells the story of a deceitful and corrupt man (Bradley Cooper) who With the help of a psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett), people are being scammed financially. We know the director Guillermo del Toro with the romantic fantasy film "Shape of Water", one of the acclaimed cinematic products of 2017. The novel, which is in fact a study of the lowest strata of the entertainment world and its superficial craftsmen, reflects the dark world of the second-degree carnival with a series of thieves and swindlers and Machiavellian femme fatale. This world is full of danger, violence, theft and debauchery Gershman writes based on conversations he had with a former carnival worker during his voluntary service during the Spanish Civil War. In 1947, Noir was made based on the novel, starring Tyrone Power, an action-adventure filmmaker from Hollywood in the 1930s and 1950s.
- Director: Rebecca Hall
- Actors : Tessa Thompson, Ruth Nega, Andre Holland, Bill Camp
- Release Date: October 29
"Passerby" is Rebecca Hall's first directorial experience, a black-and-white drama based on the novel of the same name by Nela Larsen, which tells the story of the life and reunion of two black women, Irene (Tessa Thompson) and Claire (Ruth). Nega narrates during the Harlem Renaissance literary art movement in the late twenties. Among the two childhood hybrid friends who meet again in adulthood, Irene is known as a wealthy African-American and is the wife of a black doctor, and Clare is a "passerby" in a white community who is married to a rich, fanatical white man. The closeness of the two reveals dark secrets and creates conflicts in the lives of both. The title of the film refers to African Americans who, because of the lighter color of their skin than blacks, can be recognized as white among whites. The novel was published in 1929 and the old black and white atmosphere of the film will undoubtedly delight the audience. Screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2021, "The Passerby" received an 86% rating from Rattan Tomitoz. Rebecca Hall, who in addition to directing also wrote the screenplay for "The Passerby," has previously starred in films such as "The Prestige" directed by Christopher Nolan and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" directed by Woody. We have seen Allen.
5. The Lost Daughter
- Director : Maggie Glennhall
- Actors : Olivia Coleman, Dakota Johnson, Jesse Buckley, Paul Mescal, Ed Harris
- Release Date : December 17
Again, a female actress turns to the novel in her first screenwriting and directing experience. "The Missing Girl" is a psychological drama by Maggie Jellinhall, based on the novel by Italian author Elena Franta (published in 2006). She refers to her own motherhood experiences. Jellinhall says the film aims to "discover the hidden truths of motherhood, gender and femininity." "The Lost Girl" premiered at the Venice Film Festival and received a 100 rating from Raton Tomitoz.
The Wheel Of Time
- Creator >: Reef Jodkins
- Actors : Rosamond Pike, Joshua Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Zoe Robbins
- Release Date: November 19
This American web-based television series in the genre of epic fantasy is an adaptation of a series of novels of the same name by Robert Jordan that ran from 1990 to 2013. The series tells the story of a powerful matriarchal organization that separates five special children from their native village after an attack by dark forces. One of these children is the reincarnated spirit of the dragon, the hero and the sender of the myth, who is destined to destroy or save the world with his powers. The collection of novels "Wheel of Time" uses myths and schools such as Buddhism, Hinduism and European culture and the metaphysical concepts of balance and duality, respect for nature found in the philosophy of Taoism, Asian and Islamic mythology, as well as part of the war and "War and Peace" is inspired by Leo Tolstoy.
3. One Of Us Is Lying (One Of Us Is Lying)
- Director : Jennifer Morrison
- Cast: Mark McConaughey, Marianli Tejada, Cooper van Crotl
- Release Date: October 7
The TV series "One of Us Lies" is a crime mystery drama based on the teen novel of the same name by Karen M. McConaughe (released in 2017) and its first season has just begun. Has been. In this American series, we are going to see the story of five high school students in detention, one of whom (Mark McKenna) dies due to an allergic reaction. Investigations show that the death was not accidental but intentional, and that four other people are being interrogated by the authorities. The novel One of Us Lies, McConaughey's first experience of writing, won critical acclaim at the time of its publication and received several nominations and awards; It also topped the New York Times bestseller list for 166 weeks.
A boy named Christmas (A Boy Called Christmas)
- Director < : Gil Kennan
- Actors : Maggie Smith, Kristen Wiig, Sally Hawkins, Henry Lafall
- Release Date: November 26
The fictional family adventure TV series "A Boy Named Christmas" is based on the novel of the same name by Matt Hague (published in 2015). Inspired by the legend of "Father Christmas", the British series produced by Netflix tells the story of a boy named Nicholas (Henry Lafoll) who goes to the North Pole in search of his father. In addition to several children's books, Matt Hague, a British novelist and journalist, also has the acclaimed novel "Humans" in his repertoire. Christmas movies are always popular, but revisiting the mythical roots of Santa Claus as the father of Christmas will always be welcomed by moviegoers during the holiday season.
- Creator : Su Hugh
- Actors : Eun Yoo Jong, Lee Minho, Jinnah, Anna Savai
- Release Date: Late 2021
Pachinco TV series will undoubtedly appeal to fans of historical family dramas. The Apple Plus-based epic series, based on the novel of the same name by Korean-American author and journalist Min Jinnelli, follows the life story of Korean families in the process of migrating to Japan during World War II. The story takes place between 1883 and 1989, during the Japanese occupation of Korea. In this series, we witness the journey of the protagonist Sonja (Eun Yoo Jong) to Japan in absolute poverty and the racist behavior of the Japanese with Korea. In this journey, Sonja's life is tied to the life of Hansu (Lee Minhu), a mysterious Korean businessman born into a wealthy Japanese family, and several other characters. Pacinco, published in 2017, is similar in style to the works of Charles Dickens and was one of the finalists for the National Book Award.