Wednesday, January 14, 2015

YA Book Movies in 2015!

~Here are the YA books being made into movies this year~

Author: Lauren Kate
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.

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Luce: Addison Timlin (Zero Hour, Californication)
Daniel Gregori: Jeremy Irvine (Great Expectations, War Horse, Life Bites)

Movie release date:  no date set yet, but sometime in 2015, probably late this year

Paper Towns
Author: John Green
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.
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Quentin Jacobsen: Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars - Isaac)
Margo Roth Spiegelman:  Cara Delevingne (Anna Karenina)

Release Date:  
June 5th 2015

Author: Kody Keplinger
Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, and to her surprise, the two of them find they have a lot in common and are able to help each other find more productive ways to deal with their difficulties.
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Bianca Piper: Mae Whitman (Parenthood, Arrested Development)
Wesley Rush: Robbie Amell (Flash, Tomorrow People, Revenge)

Release Date: 
February 20th 2015

Author: Veronica Roth
As war surges in the dystopian society around her, sixteen-year-old Divergent Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves--and herself--while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
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Tris Prior: Shailene Woodley (Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars) 
Four/Tobias: Theo James (Divergent, Golden Boy)

Release Date:
March 20 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2
Author: Suzanne Collins
Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.
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Katniss Everdeen: Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook)
Peeta Mellark: Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games, Epic)
Gale Hawthorne: Liam Hemsworth (Hunger Games, Expendables 2)

Release date:
November 20 2015

Other movies in development (being worked on, but not yet actively filming or anything like that):
  • A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Scorpio Races
  • Wicked Loveley
  • Wither
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • Diviners
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone
  • Matched

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