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Then and now: Hollywood on book covers

Often movies are inspired by various bestsellers, some make their mark and some fade away quickly. We bring you some of the recent books that saw the Hollywood stars adorning the covers.

books Updated: Jan 03, 2012 06:40 IST

Often movies are inspired by various bestsellers, some make their mark and some fade away quickly. We bring you some of the recent books that saw the Hollywood stars adorning the covers.

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - A romantic fantasy film, the first part of the fourth book released in November this year. Starring Robert Pattinson and Kristern Stewart, the movie is based on the best-selling novel by Stephenie Meyer.

Moneyball - A biographical sports drama, Moneyball released on September 23rd. Starring Brad Pitt, the movie is based on the bestselling novel by Michael Lewis.

One Day - The movie released on 19th August this year and stars Anne Hathaway in the lead with Jim Sturgess. The movie is based on the

bestseller by David Nicholls.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - This historical drama released on 15th July. With Gianna Jun in the lead role, the movie is an adaptation of the bestselling book by Lisa See.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - A drama thriller, this movie released in America on the 20th of December and stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Marra as the central characters. The movie is based on a bestseller of the same name written by Stieg Larsson.

The Help - A comedy drama starring Emma Stone and Viola Davis, released on August 10. The movie is an adaptation of the best seller by Kathryn Stockett.

Water for Elephants - This Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon starrer hit theatres on 22nd April. The movie was based on the bestseller by Sara Gruen.

The Woman in Black - All set to release in 2012, the Woman in Black is a supernatural thriller and stars Daniel Radcliffe. The movie is based on the book by Susan Hill.