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    18 TV And Movie Adaptations That Are Hitting Screens In 2019

    Where'd You Go, Bernadette?, IT: Chapter Two, To All The Boys sequel, and more!

    1. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Marie Semple

    Little, Brown, youtube.com

    What it’s about: When 15-year-old Bee's mother Bernadette disappears, she begins searching through email messages, official documents, secret correspondences in order to try and find out where she went — and why.

    Release date: March 22

    Starring: Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer

    Watch the trailer!

    2. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

    Disney-Hyperion, youtube.com

    What it’s about: A 12-year-old criminal mastermind kidnaps an elf fairy in hopes that his asking ransom will restore his family's fortune.

    Release date: Aug. 9

    Starring: Hong Chau, Judi Dench, Josh Gad

    Watch the trailer!

    3. Good Omens, ‎Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

    Harpercollins, youtube.com

    What it’s about: An angel and a demon have adjusted nicely to their time on earth while keeping an eye on an 11-year-old boy who's said to be the Antichrist, but things get complicated when the Apocalypse grows nearer.

    Release date: 2019

    Starring: Ilan Galkoff, Michael Sheen, Sam Taylor Buck

    Watch the trailer!

    4. Five Feet Apart, Rachael Lippincott

    Simon & Schuster, youtube.com

    What it’s about: Two teens with cystic fibrosis meet in the hospital and begin falling for each other, but in order to prevent cross-infection it's vital they do not come in physical contact.

    Release date: March 22

    Starring: Cole Sprouse, Haley Lu Richardson, Claire Forlani

    Watch the trailer!

    5. Anthem of a Teenage Prophet, Joanne Proulx

    macmillan, youtube.com

    What it’s about: Published as Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet. Luke foresees the death of the most popular guy in school and must face the consequences from his town when it becomes a reality.

    Release date: Jan. 11

    Starring: Cameron Monaghan, Grayson Gabriel, Peyton List

    Watch the trailer!

    6. Ashes in the Snow, Ruta Sepetys

    penguinrandomhouse, youtube.com

    What it’s about: Published as Between Shades of Gray. Set during World War II, a 16-year-old Lithuanian girl and her family are uprooted from their home by Soviet officers (NKVD) and are forced to live in a work camp in a deathly cold part of Siberia.

    Release date: Jan. 11

    Starring: Bel Powley, Sophie Cookson, Peter Franzén

    Watch the trailer!

    7. A Dog’s Way Home, W. Bruce Cameron

    macmillan, youtube.com

    What it’s about: After being separated from her owner, a dog named Bella embarks on a 400 mile journey home through the Colorado wilderness.

    Release date: Jan. 11

    Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Ashley Judd, Alexandra Shipp

    Watch the trailer!

    8. The Passage, Justin Cronin

    youtube.com, Ballantine Books

    What it’s about: A government experiment goes terribly wrong and death row inmates are turned into dangerous vampires, but one orphaned girl is the key to saving everyone.

    Release date: Jan. 14

    Starring: Brianne Howey, McKinley Belcher III, Brianna Brown

    Watch the trailer!

    9. Breakthrough, Joyce Smith

    Hachette, youtube.com

    What it’s about: Published as The Impossible. When 14-year-old John falls through an icy Missouri lake in the dead of winter, he's pronounced dead for 60 minutes — but through the power of prayer and a mother's love, Jon wakes up.

    Release date: April 17

    Starring: Rebecca Staab, Topher Grace, Chrissy Metz

    Watch the trailer!

    10. IT (Chapter Two), Stephen King

    New English Library, itmovieofficial / instagram.com

    What it’s about: As the title states, this is part two of Stephen King's book, IT, set 27 years later when The Losers' Club returns to Derry — a place where chilling events from their childhood haunt them.

    Release date: Sept. 6

    Starring: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Skarsgård

    11. P.S. I Still Love You, Jenny Han

    Simon & Schuster, @lanacondor instagram.com

    What it’s about: In the sequel to To All The Boys I've Loved Before, Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky are official, but she continues to face the repercussions of her letters when her childhood friend John Ambrose McClaren reveals he's also received a love letter.

    Release date: 2019

    Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineno

    See Lana's announcement!

    12. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

    Signet Classics, @emmawatson / instagram.com

    What it’s about: A classic, coming-of-age story following the four March sisters as they grow through life's experiences together.

    Release date: Dec. 25

    Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh

    13. The Sun is Also A Star, Nicola Yoon

    penguinrandomhouse, @nicolayoon / instagram.com

    What it’s about: Set over the span of a day in New York City, logically-minded Natasha meets Daniel, a romantic, poet, and dreamer, as she attempts to find a way to stop her and her family from getting deported to Jamaica.

    Release date: May 17

    Starring: Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, Gbenga Akinnagbe |

    14. Chaos Walking, Patrick Ness.

    Candlewick Press, Lionsgate / Via imdb.com

    What it’s about: Published as The Knife of Never Letting Go. Set within a dystopian "New World" where women don't exist and everyone can constantly hear each other's thoughts, Todd and his dog find a spot of silence — and a girl named Viola.

    Release date: March 1

    Starring: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Cynthia Erivo

    15. All the Bright Places, Jennifer Niven

    Knopf, @jenniferniven / instagram.com

    What it’s about: Violet and Theodore are two students who each struggle with different mental health issues, but they slowly begin getting to know each other when they're partnered up for a project where they must showcase the natural wonders of Indiana.

    Release date: 2019 (Netflix)

    Starring: Virginia Gardner, Elle Fanning, Keegan-Michael Key

    16. The Woman In The Window, A.J. Finn

    Harpercollins, Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

    What it’s about: A reclusive woman spends far too much alone time in her NYC apartment and sees something she shouldn't while spying on her neighbor's through her window.

    Release date: Oct. 4

    Starring: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore

    17. Catch-22, Joseph Heller

    Simon & Schuster, Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images

    What it’s about: Set during World War II, Yossarian's army continues to increase the amount of dangerous missions he must complete before his service ends.

    Release date: 2019

    Starring: Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, George Clooney

    18. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt

    Little, Brown, Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

    What it’s about: After 13-year-old Theodore Decker survives a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he leaves the chaos with a Carel Fabritius painting — The Goldfinch.

    Release date: Oct. 11

    Starring: Sarah Paulson, Nicole Kidman, Ansel Elgort

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