The Help isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months. Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater.
This list is gleaned from information gathered from the EarlyWord book blog. Be sure to check IMDB and our local theater showtimes for updated release dates on all of these. Enjoy reading and watching and feel free to share your thoughts about these movie adaptations in the comments below.
Opening August 12th
Mike Vogel, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Viola Davis, Ahna O’Reilly, Anna Camp, Jessica Chastain and directed by Tate Taylor
Opening August 19th
Based on: One Day by David Nicholls
Opening September 16th
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy A classic spy adventure starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy and directed by Tomas Alfredson
An adventure story about a Hollywood stunt driver starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Ron Perlman, Christina Hendricks and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Based on: Drive by James Sallis
Based on: I Don’t Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
Opening September 23rd
A movie about a manager discovering the secret of success in baseball, starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and directed by Bennett Miller
Based on: Moneyball: The Art of Winning An Unfair Game by Michael Lewis