You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

You’ll Be Shook By What Books These Movies Are Based On

There’s a saying that no idea is original, that everything is borrowed or recycled to make something new. That is definitely the case with these movies and shows. Spoiler warning for all mediums listed.   You (2018 – ) The captivating Netflix thriller is actually based on both You and Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes. Like all adaptations, there are a few ways that the show moves away from the events of the novel as a way to keep things fresh. A major, but common, shift is the addition of characters that never existed in the original novels. Characters like …

Which Character from ‘You’ Represents Your Personality?

Which Character from ‘You’ Represents Your Personality?

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Netflix’s You will be back with a Season 3!

Netflix’s You will be back with a Season 3!

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Everyone’s favorite stalker is coming back for a third season! Netflix‘s hit series You, based on the novel of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, has been a staple for Netflix since it launched on the streaming service in December of 2018. The show was originally on Lifetime, but Netflix ended up picking up the series due to how well it was received by viewers. Image Via Imdb.com If you have never seen the show or read the book, then you don’t know that the series follows a young man, named Joe. Joe, who is played by Penn Badgley becomes …

‘The Haunting of Hill House’s Victoria Pedretti Returns for Another ‘Haunting’

‘The Haunting of Hill House’s Victoria Pedretti Returns for Another ‘Haunting’

Victoria Pedretti, who made her first major on-screen role in Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House will return for a second season titled The Haunting of Bly Manor. Netflix is continuing their anthology series, which kicked off with a bang with The Haunting of Hill House, which adapted Shirley Jackson’s novel of the same name. The second season, The Haunting of Bly Manor, will take on Henry James’ novel, The Turn of the Screw. The novel features the story of a governess, who is coming to care for two children, but it turns out that some supernatural forces have a hold over them. …

Season 2 of ‘You’ Is Coming, Along with Novels 3 and 4!

Season 2 of ‘You’ Is Coming, Along with Novels 3 and 4!

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Last year Netflix released its original series You, based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes. The story is narrated by Joe Goldberg, a loner who works at a bookstore and becomes infatuated with an aspiring writer, Beck. But his infatuation surpasses the norm, and descends into dangerous territory. The series starred Penn Badgley, of Gossip Girl fame alongside Elizabeth Lail, who previously played Anna in the fourth season of Once Upon a Time.   Image Via Inverse As the Chicago Tribute will tell you, the series wasn’t a breakout hit. It premiered on Lifetime on September 9th, 2018 to a limited audience, but was a breakout …