2018 isn’t only going to be our best year yet, it is also shaping up to be an epic year for film and TV. Whether you’re an action star, a rom-com kind of girl or you’re partial to a Disney flick, we’ve put together a list of some of the biggest books hitting screens in 2018.
The Mercy, March 2018
Starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, this movie tells the amazing story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
Love, Simon, March 2018
Everyone deserves a great love story. But for Simon it’s complicated: no-one knows he’s gay and he doesn’t know who the anonymous classmate is that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, scary and life-changing. Based on Becky Albertalli’s Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda.
Red Sparrow, March 2018
Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton star in this kick ass thriller.
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. But her first mission, targeting a CIA agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
A Wrinkle in Time, April 2018
Oprah, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon – sign us up! This new magical fantasy looks visually stunning and we can’t wait to throw all our money at it.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Mary Poppins Returns, December 2018
We can’t wait to relive our childhood in this Mary Poppins follow up starring the talented Emily Blunt.
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
Where’d You Go Bernadette, TBC 2018
The queen Cate Blanchett stars in this adaptation of Maria Semple’s mysterious novel. After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process.
Dumplin’, TBC 2018
One of our favourite books from the witty Julie Murphy, we are hooked on Willowdean and can’t wait to see her bought to life.
A girl with the nickname “Dumplin'” enters a beauty pageant in order to win over the boy she likes and stick it to the other girls at school.
Sharp Objects, TBC 2018
Amy Adams leads the charge in this miniseries that we know will throw us a curve ball any chance it gets.
A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.
Are you looking forward to seeing any of these adaptations?