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The trailer for Ang Lee’s big-screen adaptation of “Life of Pi” has finally come to shore.

A wordless teaser tells the story of Pi (Suraj Sharma), a zookeeper’s son, who finds himself adrift on a small lifeboat after his ship was destroyed in a storm. He, of course, is not quite alone: Pi is accompanied by a a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a not-so-friendly Bengal tiger — all of… Continue reading 'Life Of Pi' Trailer: Ang Lee's Adaptation Comes To Life (VIDEO)

Because “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” haven’t sated your need for YA movie adaptations, here comes “The Host,” a big-screen take on “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer’s other best-seller.

Starring Saoirse Ronan (“The Lovely Bones”), “The Host” leaves werewolves and vampires behind for aliens. There’s still a love triangle, natch, but this one is a bit more tricky than Edward-Bella-Jacob: after an alien race invades Earth and takes over the minds of… Continue reading 'The Host' Trailer: Stephenie Meyer's Other YA Book Gets Big-Screen Adaptation

Mark Twain may have published “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” eight years before “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” but don’t tell that to Paramount.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the studio plans on adapting the famous Mark Twain novels into a film called “Huck and Tom.”

But! There’s a catch: The story will feature Sawyer and Finn as grown-ups, and include “supernatural elements.” (Initiate mass groan from literature aficionados.)

“Huck and Tom” is… Continue reading 'Huck And Tom': Mark Twain's 'Tom Sawyer' And 'Huckleberry Finn' Gets Another Movie Adaptation

theprophetkahlilgibra Hayek Producing Animated Adaptation of Gibrans The ProphetKhalil Gibran’s best known fictional work “The Prophet” is being adapted for the big screen in a new production that will involve collaborations across many borders. In this adaptation, each of the 89-year old classic’s chapters will be directed by a different award-winning filmmaker, with Roger Allers (The Lion King) responsible for the connective through-line narrative.

Pre-production is scheduled to begin this month, with Salma Hayek producing… Continue reading Hayek Producing Animated Adaptation of Gibran's The Prophet

Selena Gomez is going to have a movie career no matter how many times she has to hit repeat-peat-peat-peat-peat-peat.

Per Deadline, Gomez (better known as *DYING* OMG WHY IS JUSTIN BIEBER DATING HER *DYING*) will produce a big-screen adaptation of “The Sky Is Everywhere,” a young adult novel by Jandy Nelson about a high school band geek who has her world torn apart when her older sister dies suddenly. Gomez and… Continue reading Selena Gomez In 'The Sky Is Everywhere'? Actress, Singer Will Produce YA Adaptation, Potentially Star