Seven Bestselling Novels Adapted Into Movies This 2015

By Rochelle Paula Carino | 2 years ago
Seven Bestselling Novels Adapted Into Movies This 2015

Know which bestselling novels will have their cinematic renditions shown in the big screen for  2015.

Long has it been a trend that books could be the main source for a movie’s plot, and this 2015, lots of movies out there will be based on bestselling novels by stupendous authors. As a result, Cinema Blend made the interesting list that serves as a reading guide and here are the top seven that will certainly make an impact in the World Wide Box Office.


“Fifty Shades of Grey” by E. L. James

Release date: Feb. 13, 2015

Set to hit in time for Valentine’s season on February, E. L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” will bring in the heat on the big screen with Jamie Dornan playing as the mercurial but very attractive business magnate Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson playing the innocent and fair skinned Anastasia Steele. The main selling point of the book may very well be the main selling point of the film — its touch with ero-romanticism.

“Insurgent” by Veronica Roth

Release date: March 20, 2015

The sequel to the “Divergent” series, “Insurgent,” brings back Shailene Woodley as Tris, and this time she exemplifies what it means to be the one to inflict the change in a dystopian world. It is directed by Robert Schwentke; and apart from Woodley, Kate Winslet, Ansel Egort, and Theo James will be reprising their roles amongst all others and joining them will be newcomers Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenon and Naomi Watts.

“Child 44” by Tom Rob Smith

Release Date: April 17, 2015

A movie that reunites Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman once more, “Child 44” centers on the journey of an exiled man of the law who pursues a murder case with children as its main victims. Tom Hardy plays as the exiled police officer Leo Demidov with Gary Oldman playing as General Mikhail Nesterov. It is directed by “Safe House” visionaire Daniel Espinosa.

“Paper Towns”

Release Date: June 5, 2015

From the writer who brought everyone to tears in his YA novel turned movie last year, “The Fault In Our Stars,” John Green gets another of his bestselling novels to be transformed into a film narrative. “Paper Towns” is directed by Jake Scherier, with the screenplay adaptation by the duo Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. The film will be starred by “The Fault in Our Stars” alum Nat Wolff.

“Jurassic World”

Release Date: June 12, 2015

Based on the original novel “Jurassic Park” by Michael Crichton, “Jurassic World” transports the dinosaur age to the futuristic and genetic-altering age. Directed by Collin Treverrow, the movie promises the fill actualization of the recreation of the dinosaur theme park in the present, advanced society. Starred by Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, “Jurassic World” will once again depict the repercussions when geneticists play God.


Release Date: Nov. 6, 2015

With the film still in its production phase, the movie that is based in the bestselling novel by Ian Fleming, “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” “Spectre” will bring director Sam Mendes and actor Daniel Craig in their second time of bringing the classic “James Bond” franchise.

“Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”

Release Date: Nov. 20, 2015

The conclusion of “The Hunger Games” franchise, director Francis Lawrence creates the movie that will bring Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) to the highest point of her rebellion against the Capitol and President Snow (Donald Sutherland).

That ends our list of seven bestselling novels adapted into movies for 2015. Continue to visit Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates on upcoming films.


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