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News of film adaptations in bulk

The script by Matthew Michael Carnahan on the bestselling book by Christopher MacDougle “Born to Run” (Born to Run) attracted Matthew McConaughey. The actor is in talks with producers about the lead role. The full title of McDougle’s book sounds like “Born to Run: Hidden Tribes, Supersportsmen and the Greatest Race in the World That No One Has Seen.” The adventures of former war journalist Christopher MacDougle began with the question “Why do my legs hurt so much?” McDougle found out that somewhere in the deadly Copper Canyon in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the Tarahumara Indian tribe lives, whose runners are able to overcome long distances without a single injury. Unlike the tarahumara, Chris constantly received physical injuries. He went to the Copper Canyon to find out the secret of the swift Indians. McDougle’s book spent 178 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and still runs at 10,000 copies per month. Thanks to her, the Barefoot Run movement began, which served as a catalyst for the creation of a multi-million dollar shoe-selling industry. Source More … The Adventures of Oliver Twist Charles Dickens Edgar Wright will write for the movie a steampunk sequel to Charles Dickens’s classic novel, Oliver Twist, called Dodge & Twist. According to other sources, Wright has already presented the script for the film company Sony Pictures, which is responsible for the production of the film. The project was announced in February 2013, an earlier version of the script belongs to Cole Haddon and Simon Bofoy, but it will not be used. It is assumed that the film will begin 20 years after the events of the original novel. The main characters are Oliver Twist and Artful Dodger, a pickpocket of a thieves’ gang, from which Oliver managed to get out in the book. Now the former accomplices are on opposite sides of the law: Oliver has become a policeman and is trying to prevent the theft of royal regalia, conceived by the Artful Dodger. The plot will also use characters from other Dickens novels and even Queen Victoria. The project has no director yet. Produced by Ahmet Zappa and Matt Tolmak. The main roles may be played by Eddie Redmayne (“The Universe of Stephen Hawking”) and Andrew Garfield. Source by Mrs. Bovary Gustave Flaubert A trailer for the upcoming movie version of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel, Madame Bovary, appeared on the net. The beautiful Sophie Barthez, who showed us “Frozen Souls” in 2008, decided to take on the classics. Flaubert’s classic French novel of the mid-19th century about a bored provincial lady Emma Bovary. Seeking romance and vivid emotional experiences, she discovers that she is suffocating under the yoke of the patriarchal era. After a long-awaited marriage with the hope of a new life of her dreams, Emma realizes that she has fallen into a trap and is looking for comfort in the arms of other men. This is not the first role of Mia Wasikowski in the film adaptation of famous books. Behind her is the “Jane Air” of Charlotte Bronte, “The Double” by Dostoevsky and “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll. The film also stars Ezra Miller, Laura Carmichael, Paul Jamatti, Rhys Evans, Logan Marshall Green, Henry Lloyd Hughes, Richard Cordery and others. The exact release date for Bovary is still unknown. Recall that now Mia takes part in the filming of the Gothic thriller Guillermo del Toro Crimson Peak, where he starred with Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam and Tom Hiddleston. Source (+ trailer) “Cowboy, Ninja, Viking” (graphic novel) Screen version of the graphic novel “Cowboy, Ninja, Viking”, starring “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Jurassic World” Chris Pratt, found its directors . Universal Studios offered to lead the project with directors Chad Stahelsky and David Leitch, whose debut film, John Wick and Keanu Reeves, received a warm welcome from critics and audiences. According to Variety sources, Stahelsky and Leitch have already met with Pratt, received his approval and are now in talks with the studio. Back in 2012, the director of War of the Worlds Z, Mark Forster, was attached to the project, but he left the directorial post before Chris Pratt joined the film. The film will be based on the eponymous graphic novel by Image Comics. The plot focuses on a character with a multiple personality disorder named Duncan. Cowboy, ninja and viking get along in his head, as the name implies. He becomes one of the participants in a secret government program whose goal is to educate the likes of Duncan to use the strengths of their personalities to fight terror. The hero escapes from the laboratory and decides with the help of new abilities to take revenge on the billionaire responsible for the experiment. Read more Game of Thrones of George Martin The official trailer for the fifth season of Game of Thrones leaked to the network, reports Mashable. According to the publication, the trailer photographed on a smartphone’s camera and posted on YouTube one of the audience of IMAX cinemas, where on January 29 the video was shown along with the last two episodes of the 4th season. IN

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