From ready player one to red sparrow and the black hand, here’s the list of 14 famous books becoming must watch movies in 2018
1. Peter Rabbit
Beatrix Potter’s tale about a floppy-eared garden terror has seen many an adaptation, but it’s Will Gluck’s CGI-animated spring romp that’s coming up roses.
James Corden supplies the comedic stylings of the namesake bunny alongside an A-list cast including Daisy Ridley and Margot Robbie.
When we say you’ll get gloriously lost in James VanderMeer’s sci-fi thriller from page one, we mean you will literally get lost—in detail, in description, in meaning—as four women descend upon a mysterious place called Area X.
Here’s hoping Alex Garland’s glossy adaptation, like the book, is the first in a Natalie Portman trilogy.
Think of this Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts romantic drama as a feministic take on Hamlet, told through the viewpoint of—you guessed it—Shakespeare’s Ophelia.
The film, directed by Claire McCarthy and based on Lisa Klein’s book of the same name, will premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Let’s hope it’s worthy of the iconic standing O
4. A Wrinkle in Time
Oprah. Reese. Mindy. Sign us up! So goes the roster for Madeleine L’Engle’s classic time-traveling story about a young girl (newcomer Storm Reid) searching for her missing scientist father (Chris Pine).
To the The-Book-Is-Always-Better set, check your pessimism at the door: this one’s in the deft hands of Ava DuVernay.