20 books that will jump to film and television in 2020

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MADRID, 23 Apr. (CulturaOcio) –

On the 23rd of April is celebrated the Day of the Booka date that this year will not feature the classic trade fairs and signatures of individuals due to the crisis of the coronavirus.

The literature is also an inexhaustible source of stories for film and television, and 2020, if the COVID-19 allows it, it promises to be a year full of releases for the small as the big screen. Waiting to open the cinemas, this list contains some of the adaptations that are coming in the next months, among which are titles such as Dune, Artemis Fowl or The witches.

DUNE

The novel Frank Herbert it will hit cinemas in the hand of Denis Villeneuve and a cast of luxury formed by Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Zendaya, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgard, Charlotte Rampling, Josh Brolin and Jason Momoa, among others. It is expected that it debuts on December 18.

ARTEMIS FOWL

Based on the literary saga youth Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl is directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Colin Farrell, Ferdia Shaw, Josh Gad, and Judi Dench. Will Disney+ the 12 of June.

THE WITCHES

Robert Zemeckis returns with this adaptation of the novel of Roald Dahl led by Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci and Octavia Spencer and produced by Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuaron. Its launch is scheduled for 9 October.

THE CURSE OF BLY MANOR

The sequel to The curse of Hill House is based on Another turn of the screw of Henry James. The new work of Mike Flanagan will launch this year on Netflix, and although for the moment there is no specific date, is expected to be in October.

REBEKAH

Alfred Hitchcock already brought to the big screen the novel Daphne Du Maurier in 1940 and now will be Ben Wheatley with Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas. Can be seen on Netflix this year.

PETER RABBIT 2: THE LEAK

Sony Pictures has been forced to delay the premiere of Peter Rabbit 2: the leak until the 18th of December. The tape, based on the book of Beatrix Potter, is headed by Rose Byrne.

GREYHOUND

Tom Hanks is the star of this production, an adaptation of The good shepherd by C. S. Forester. Will be released in summer of 2020.

NINE PERFECT STRANGERS

Based on the work of Liane Moriartythis series of Hulu will be starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy.

THE UNDOING

Kidman is also involved in this series inspired by You already knew that Jean Hanff Korelitz. The fiction, which also features Hugh Grant, and Donald Sutherland, will be seen soon on HBO.

THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

Joe Wright directs Amy Adams on this adaptation of the novel of the same A. J. Finnthat will come to the meeting this year. Rounding out the cast Julianne Moore and Gary Oldman.

DEATH ON THE NILE

The work of Agatha Christie it is an inexhaustible source of stories for the big screen. Kenneth Branagh puts you behind the cameras in this new version, which also works along with Gal Gadot, Letitia Wright, Armie Hammer and Annette Bening. Its launch is scheduled for 9 October.

WITHOUT REMORSE

The novels of Tom Clancy they have also given rise to a lot of series and movies. Without Remorse is the latest adaptation, which will arrive on the 18th of September with Michael B. Jordan in the lead role.

NORMAL PEOPLE

Bestseller Sally Rooney will Hulu in the form of a series of 12 episodes. Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal will embody the main roles. Its launch will be the 29th of April.

APOCALIPSIS (THE STAND)

James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg and Amber Heard make up the cast of this new adaptation of Stephen King. It is a series of 10 episodes that can be seen on CBS All Access.

THE UNDENIABLE TRUTH

On the 11th of may arrives at HBO’s The undeniable truth, the series inspired by the book of the same name Wally Lamb. Mark Ruffalo, Kathryn Hahn, Melissa Leo, Juliette Lewis and Rosie O’donnell lead the cast.

THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME

The devil all the time is the title in Spanish of the book of Donald Roy Pollock that has inspired this film. Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgard and Mia Wasikowska are the stars of the film, coming soon to Netflix.

ENOLA HOLMES

Millie Bobby Brown is the star of Enola Holmes, film version of the work of Nancy Springer. Henry Cavill and Helena Bonham Carter accompany the star of Stranger Things in this film you will see on Netflix.

BRAVE NEW WORLD

A happy world of Aldous Huxley returns to the screen with this series of NBC, which will feature nine episodes.

FATHERHOOD

Two kisses for Maddy it is the work that has given rise to Fatherhood, directed by Paul Weitz and starring Kevin Hart. In Spain may be the 13 November.

MINAMATA

The next project of Johnny Depp is Minamata. Andrew Levites brings to the big screen the story of the photojournalist Eugene Smith. Although it still has no date set, will be launched throughout this year.