Everything We Know About the ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Adaptation

Everything We Know About the ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Adaptation

The Little Fires Everywhere adaptation is shaping up nicely! The novel is a 2017 release by Celeste Ng and takes place in fictional suburb Shaker Heights, a sleepy neighborhood where everyone plays by the rules and nothing really exciting happens—especially not to Elena Richardson, a more affluent resident. That is, nothing really exciting happens until artist and single mother called Mia Warren bursts into the community with her teenage daughter and rents a house from the Richardsons. She disregards the rules of the community entirely, and drama soon explodes between the two families as the Richardsons clash with the Warrens. It’s a drama full of …

Atlas Entertainment to Adapt Joseph Finder’s ‘Judgement’

Atlas Entertainment to Adapt Joseph Finder’s ‘Judgement’

Exciting news for fans of Joseph Finder! According to Variety, Atlas Entertainment has acquired the rights to adapt Joseph Finder’s thriller Judgment into a television series. The novel centers on Juliana Brody, a powerful judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts. After a one night stand, she realizes she’s being blackmailed and her one night stand has been saved on video. As her life spirals out of control, to save her career and maybe even her life she has to become as ruthless as her enemies to survive. Charles Roven, who produced The Dark Knight and Wonder Woman, will serve as executive producer of the series.   …

Paramount TV to Adapt Susan Orlean’s ‘The Library Book’

Paramount TV to Adapt Susan Orlean’s ‘The Library Book’

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Exciting news for Susan Orlean fans! According to Variety, Paramount Television, in association with Anonymous Content and Brillstein Entertainment, will be adapting Susan Orlean’s novel The Library Book for television! The book itself is a must read for any book fan, telling the true story of a fire that nearly destroyed the Los Angeles Public Library in 1965. The book explores the mystery surrounding how the fire began, as well as the damage it caused, burning for seven hours, consuming 400,000 books and damaging 700,000 others. Susan Orlean’s book has remained on the best seller’s list for nonfiction for six months, proving …

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

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Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Shelley is hailed as the first real science-fiction novel. Following Dr. Victor Frankenstein, it chronicles Frankenstein’s journey to create life and his clash with his creation after he succeeds. Touching on themes of ambition, lost of innocence, revenge, humanity, responsibility and creattion,  Frankenstein is a dense but very worthwhile classic of its genre. However, it unfortunately has been largely displaced in the popular consciousness by its film adaptations. To celebrate its publication anniversary, here are five facts about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its many differences to work that adapted its spooky tale.   1. The Framing Device The …