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Ten Movies Based on Books —2011


I hope you are busy reading up a storm. There are some great reads to check out before you see them on the big screen! Here's the books that were made into movies set for release through the end of 2011. Please note dates are subject to change!

The Rum Diary
Opens October 28, 2011
Stars Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhardt,
Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins,
Giovanni Ribisi
Directed by Bruce Robinson

London Boulevard
Opens in Limited Release November 2011
Stars Colin Farrel, Keira Knightly,
Ray Winstone
Directed by William Monahan

(Video on Demand October 5)

The Descendants
Opens November 18, 2011
Stars George Clooney, Judy Greer,
Matt Lillard
Directed by Alexander Payne

The Lie
Opens November 18, 2011
Stars Kelli Garner, Alia Shawkat,
Jane Adams
Directed by Joshua Leonard

(Based on a short story by T. C. Boyle
in Wild Child collection)

My Week with Marilyn
Opens November 23, 2011
Stars Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne,
Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh
Directed by Simon Curtis

Opens November 23, 2011
Stars Johnny Depp, Asa Butterfield,
Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee,
Jude Law, Sascha Baron Cohen,
Ben Kingsley
Directed by Martin Scorsese

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Opens December 9, 2011
Stars Gary Oldman, Colin Firth,
Tom Hardy
Directed by Thomas Alfredson

We Need To Talk About Kevin
Opens December 9, 2011
Stars Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly,
Ezra Miller
Directed by Lynne Ramsay

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Opens December 16, 2011
Stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law,
Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams,
Noomi Rapace, Stephen Fry
Directed by Guy Ritchie

"Influenced" by Arthur Conan Doyle's character
of Sherlock Holmes and the story "The Final Problem":

We Bought a Zoo
Opens December 23, 2011
Stars Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson,
Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning,
Directed by Cameron Crowe

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Opens December 25, 2011
Stars Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks,
Thomas Horn, Viola Davis,
John Goodman,
Max Von Sydow
Directed by Stephen Daldry

Angels Crest
Opens December 30, 2011
Stars Colin A. Campbell,
Ameko Elks Mass Carroll,
Rachel Chatsworth
Directed by Gaby Delal