Category Archives: Adaptations

Adaptations: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Trailer 2

The release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is less than a month away, and we’ve been treated to a second trailer for the final film of the franchise.

I have to admit, it gave me chills. The special effects look amazing, and Helena Bonham Carter is as sinister as ever. I’m planning on re-reading the book and re-watching Part 1 before I take my seat in the cinema for the final installment.

Watch the trailer when you read more.

Adaptations: Breaking Dawn Full Trailer

The full trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 debuted at last night’s MTV Movie Awards and it lived up to the hype.

We see various characters’ reactions to receiving invitations to Edward and Bella’s wedding, as well as getting a glimpse of the ceremony itself plus the honeymoon. The sight of RPattz’s (surprisingly) muscly, naked back on the newlyweds’ bed is my particular highlight!

It’s released on 18 November. Check out the trailer when you read more.

Adaptations: Breaking Dawn Teaser Trailer

A teaser trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 has been released, ahead of the premiere of the full trailer at the MTV Movie Awards this weekend.

It gives us a glimpse at Robert Pattinson in all his finery as he waits for Kristen Stewart to walk down the aisle at Edward and Bella’s wedding.

One of the most eagerly-anticipated adaptations of 2011, the film is released on 18 November in the UK.

Check out the trailer after the jump.

Adaptations: Horrid Henry (2011)

Fans of a certain naughty boy rejoice: Horrid Henry: The Movie in 3D is coming to a cinema near you. The impressive cast includes Anjelica Huston, Parminder Nagra, Richard E. Grant, Noel Fielding, Jo Brand and Prunella Scales.

It’s the first British children’s film shot in 3D, and is released in the UK on 29 July. Do you plan to watch it?

Check out the trailer after the jump to get a taste of what to expect.

Adaptations: One Day Trailer

MSN Movies has the world exclusive trailer for One Day. David Nicholls has written the screenplay for this adaptation of his 2009 novel.

The story charts the lives of Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter (Jim Sturgess) following their night together at their university graduation. We get a snapshot of what they’re doing on the same date (15 July) for the next 20 years.

One Day is released in the UK on 26 August 2011. Are you excited to see it?

Adaptations: Romeo and Juliet Cast News

Ed Westwick is in final talks for the role of Tybalt in the latest big screen version of Romeo and Juliet.

Director Carlo Carlei is at the helm with Julian Fellowes on scriptwriting duty. Hailee Steinfeld is already cast as Juliet, with Holly Hunter as Nurse. Ed has perfected the complex bad boy playing Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl, so I can see him as a convincing Tybalt.

Romeo is yet to be cast, and I’ve been thinking about who I’d like see in this latest remake. Perhaps Nicholas Hoult or Jamie Campbell Bower?

Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 adaptation is one of my favourite films; the combination of Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes was fantastic. This one will have a tough job surpassing that, but the cast is already exciting. Filming in Italy is due to begin this summer. Are you interested in another version of Shakespeare’s play?

Adaptations: Jane Eyre (2011)

Charlotte Brontë’s novel has been adapted many times, and the latest version is released at UK cinemas in September 2011.

Mia Wasikowska is playing the eponymous role, with Michael Fassbender as Rochester. The cast also includes Judi Dench as Mrs Fairfax and Jamie Bell as St John Rivers.

Judging from the trailer, Wasikowska and Fassbender have the necessary tension to make it worth a watch. Will you take a trip to the cinema for it?

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Adaptations: The Great Gatsby (2012)

Baz Luhrmann is one of my favourite directors, so I meet any news about his directorial projects with glee. Combine that with a book adaptation plus F. Scott Fitzgerald and I’m there.

The cast is interesting, with Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, Isla Fisher as Myrtle and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway.

It’s in pre-production with a 2012 release date: will you head to the cinema?


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