7 Book to Film Adaptations in January 2017

Happy New Year, book lovers! If you’re looking to start the year off on a literary note, there are plenty of ways to get it done. For example, you can check out some new releases, or visit with some old classics. You can also cheat a bit and see which books are becoming movies in the month of January.

The following books are hitting the theaters in January! Get your read on and do a comparison.





7 Book to Film Adaptation in January 2017

1. A Monster Calls

by Patrick Ness

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A Monster Calls will be in theaters on January 6th. It stars Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, and Felicity Jones.


2. Hidden Figures

by Margot Lee Shetterly

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Hidden Figures is hitting theaters on January 6, 2017. It stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae.

 


3. The Bronx Bull

by Chris Anderson, Sharon McGehee, and Jake LaMotta

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Also known as Raging Bull II, The Bronx Bull is being released on January 6, 2017, and stars William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna, and Tom Sizemore.


4. The Bye Bye Man

by Robert Damon Schneck

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The film adaptation of Robert Damon’s Schneck’s short story, The Bye Bye Man, is hitting screens on January 13, 2017.


5. Live by Night

by Dennis Lehane

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You can see Live by Night in the theaters on January 13 2017. It stars Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, and Brendan Gleeson.


6. Alone in Berlin

by Hans Fallada

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Alone in Berlin will hit theaters on January 13, 2017. It stars Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson.


7. A Dog’s Purpose

by W.Bruce Cameron

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Expect to see A Dog’s Purpose on the screen beginning January 27, 2017. It stars Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, and Dennis Quaid.


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