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5 Of The Best Upcoming Book To Film Adaptations

‘Alice in Wonderland’ has been adapted by many authors, illustrators and film makers. In celebration of its 150 year anniversary, we give you some of the top book to film adaptations that are being released next year…

Words: Bea Renshaw, Subeditor: Tessa Ross 

When it comes to creating a book to film adaptation, it can be very hit or miss. With classic novels becoming a whole concept and culture, the films that follow need to be pretty spot-on to appeal to the audience and hardcore fans.

Over on VOL Radio’s 1pm programme Have you heardwe discussed how a beloved classic like ‘Alice in Wonderland‘ has managed to stand the test of time. We also spoke to a film expert, who gave us her opinion on which films from this generation will last 150 years and become all-time classics. Check it out below, or click here for the full programme.


If you fancy seeing some upcoming book to film adaptations, and judging for yourself whether or not it beats the original, here’s our top 5 releases you should see in 2016:


1. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – 4th March 2016

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2. The Jungle Book – 15th April 2016


3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – 12th February 2016


4. The 5th Wave – 15th January 2016


5. Looking for Alaska – TBC June 2016