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.
Heaven is for Real is based on the #1 New York Times best-seller and tells the true story of a small-town father (played by Greg Kinnear) whose son claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience
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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.
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
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen-year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck... This story is about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make - and the ultimate choice Mia makes.
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
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