Special Report

The Complete List of Books Becoming Movies in 2022

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31. The Nightingale
> Genre: Drama, history, war
> Starring: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning
> Based on: “The Nightingale” (2015) by Kristin Hannah

This film is based on the gothic novel about two sisters who struggle to survive during World War II. The film will star the Fanning sisters, who both debuted as actors in the acclaimed 2001 drama, “I Am Sam.”

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32. My Father’s Dragon
> Genre: Animation, adventure, comedy
> Starring: N/A
> Based on: “My Father’s Dragon” (1948) by Ruth Stiles Gannett

This film will be created by Cartoon Saloon, an Oscar-nominated studio. It is based on the illustrated children’s book from 1948 about a young boy exploring a fantastical island full of wildlife.

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33. Luckiest Girl Alive
> Genre: Drama, mystery
> Starring: Mila Kunis, Connie Britton, Justine Lupe
> Based on: “Luckiest Girl Alive” (2015) by Jessica Knoll

This film is based on the 2015 mystery novel. It was the author’s debut and became an instant success. The novel, about a young woman who struggles to keep her deepest darkest secret hidden away, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.

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34. The Unbreakable Boy
> Genre: Drama
> Starring: Zachary Levi, Patricia Heaton, Meghann Fahy
> Based on: “The Unbreakable Boy: A Father’s Fear, a Son’s Courage, and a Story of Unconditional Love” (2014) by Scott LeRette, Susy Flory

This film is based on the true story of a teenager with autism and a brittle-bone disease, who also endured a stay in a psychiatric ward. It was written by the boy’s father, who celebrates his child’s resilience and optimism.

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35. Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2
> Genre: Animation, adventure, comedy
> Starring: N/A
> Based on: “Who Censored Roger Rabbit?” (1981) by Gary K. Wolf

This live action/animated sequel is based on the 1981 mystery novel, which saw widespread success and multiple adaptations from both Disney and Amblin Entertainment. The 1988 film was the first film remake and was praised for its cunning humor.

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