Not Based on the Book: Upcoming Movies from Elsewhere


In library world we’re always talking about movies that are based on books because to us, that’s one way to get traction with non-readers. LOOK! THEY MADE IT INTO A MOVIE! Nevermind that they cut out whole sections of the book, or mashed characters together to make it “better,” or changed the book entirely (nope, not looking at how they’re taking a 42 page paperback “auxillary” book and turning it into at least two movies and a rumored third). But what about those movies that come out with a different media base altogether? Below I’ve pulled together upcoming movies based off of games, toys, and other media that may capture our tweens’ and teens’ interest.

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