Brie Larson has been cast in the role of a woman only known as Ma in the book. Kidnapped as a teenager, she lives in a tiny room with her 5-year-old son, Jack and the story is told through his eyes. Also cast are William H. Macy, presumably as Ma’s captor, Old Nick and Joan Allen. The script is written by Donoghue. and is expected to be released in 2015.
Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership. Stars, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman. April 2015
New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful insights about human nature. Shailene Woodley, March 2015.
The riveting true story—soon to be the subject of a high-profile film—of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty. Steve Carrell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo. November, 2014.
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called "the devil" by the enemies he hunted and "the legend" by his Navy SEAL brothers . . . Stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake McDorman. January 2015
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A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen's beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem. the three-part series, which is adapted from a recent Jane Austen-inspired novel by P.D. James, will air in November 2014 on PBS. Cast includes Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Rhys from The Americans.
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE SOON TO BE AN HBO MINISERIES In a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into a book with the heft of a novel, through the presence of one larger-than-life, unforgettable character: Olive Kitteridge.
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Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love—all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may be telling you only half the story. Welcome to Christine's life. Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth. September, 2014
Stephen Spielberg is set to direct a live-action movie based on Roald Dahl’s 1982 picture book, The BFG, (Macmillan/FSG YR), about a girl named Sophie who is captured by a big friendly giant (presciently, Dahl came up with the shorthand title years before social media). Filming is expected to begin in early 2015, with release planned in 2016. Audio only at www.ebtpl.org