11. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3
> Genre: Adventure, family, fantasy
> Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne
> Based on: The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3” is inspired by the world of Harry Potter, the majestic series written by J.K. Rowling. Exploring the rise of famous wizards and witches as they fight evil, the film will be released in April 2022.
12. High in the Clouds
> Genre: Animation, adventure, comedy
> Starring: N/A
> Based on: “High in the Clouds” (2005) by Paul McCartney, Philip Ardagh, Geoff Dunbar
The epic children’s adventure novel was written in part by legendary musician and songwriter Paul McCartney and tells the story of a squirrel who loses his home due to human development. He seeks to create a home called Animalia, where he and his animal friends can live freely. The film will be released on Netflix.
> Genre: Thriller, suspense
> Starring: N/A
> Based on: “Influx” (2015) by Daniel Suarez
Written by New York Times Bestselling author Daniel Suarex, “Influx” imagines a dystopian future where a team expects to receive acclaim for an innovative discovery, but instead the government shuts down their lab. The film will be directed by Dave Wilson, known for his work on “Bloodshot” (2020) and “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015).
14. Jurassic World: Dominion
> Genre: Action, adventure, sci-fi
> Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Sam Neill
> Based on: “Jurassic Park” (1990) by Michael Crichton
The 1990 science fiction novel tells a cautionary tale of genetic engineering, when a team recreates dinosaurs that are frighteningly similar to their prehistoric predecessors and the experiment goes out of control. The book was remade into the classic blockbuster by Steven Spielberg, which spawned a successful franchise. The 2022 installment (third in the Jurassic World trilogy) will be directed by filmmaker and screenwriter, Colin Trevorrow.
15. Legally Blonde 3
> Genre: Comedy
> Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Coolidge
> Based on: “Legally Blonde” (2001) by Amanda Brown
The second sequel to the original film starring Reese Witherspoone, the Legally Blonde franchise was originally inspired by the comedy novel of the same name by author Amanda Brown. The book was inspired by the author’s own experience while attending Stanford Law School.
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