Paper to screen: 5 book adaptations releasing this year

Updated: Aug 16, 2014 18:08 IST

Novels have always inspired filmmakers to make movies, be it Wolf of Wall Street or the Harry Potter series. Like the previous years, the year 2014 also saw a slew of book adaptations like The Fault in our Stars, Divergent, Winter’s Tale, Vampire Academy and various others, which have already been released over the past one year. Now, Hollywood is all set to come up with more such movies that are based on literary works. So brace yourself bookworms and movie lovers. (Text: Abhishek Gupta)The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesAuthored by JRR Tolkien in 1937, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the third part of the Hobbit series, which is set to release on December 17. It is t the story of Bilbo Baggins’ j journey and his adventures t through Middle Earth. Actors Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom will reprise their Hobbit roles in this final installment in the Hobbit series.
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Novels have always inspired filmmakers to make movies, be it Wolf of Wall Street or the Harry Potter series. Like the previous years, the year 2014 also saw a slew of book adaptations like The Fault in our Stars, Divergent, Winter’s Tale, Vampire Academy and various others, which have already been released over the past one year. Now, Hollywood is all set to come up with more such movies that are based on literary works. So brace yourself bookworms and movie lovers. (Text: Abhishek Gupta)The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesAuthored by JRR Tolkien in 1937, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the third part of the Hobbit series, which is set to release on December 17. It is t the story of Bilbo Baggins’ j journey and his adventures t through Middle Earth. Actors Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom will reprise their Hobbit roles in this final installment in the Hobbit series.

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