Tag: Film adaptations

5 Books I’d Like To See On Screen

5 Books I’d Like To See On Screen

I don’t know about you, but I have a weird love/hate relationship with book-to-screen adaptations. On one hand there’s something exciting about the thought of a story you adore being adapted, and the characters coming to life in a more physical way than they do in the book…but the potential for it to completely miss the mark is pretty high. Because let’s face it, however much the author may describe the characters and settings in their books, we all picture things a little differently in our heads, and our image of the book might not be what makes it onto… Read more »

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Do you like book-to-screen adaptations?

Do you like book-to-screen adaptations?

So the big news on book Twitter the last few days has been the casting of the Netflix adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha trilogy and Six of Crows. These books are pretty beloved in the book blogging world, so it hasn’t surprised me that quite a few people aren’t happy with the casting choices (the main casting choice people seem to have a problem with is Jesper, who they’re saying hasn’t got dark enough skin for the role). This got me thinking a lot about book-to-screen adaptations though, and how really, they’re always going to be a minefield for creators…. Read more »

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