This weekend, Hollywood will release the movie adaptation of Lois Lowry's The Giver, a film many of us have been waiting for since our junior high years. And in a world of Hunger Games, Divergents and many more popular YA novels, we'd like to talk about why this slightly older book still matters.
Tell me, when you first read The Giver back in fifth grade, did you think to yourself: "I'd really love some red nail polish inspired by this powerful work of young adult fiction!" If so, today is your lucky day.
Caption This: (L-R) Actors Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes take part in a press conference for the Weinstein Company's 'The Giver'at in New York City.
Fans have been waiting over 20 years for a movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver, and we're finally getting one this weekend. But this isn't the only classic novel that's overdue for a movie adaptation. Here are 10 beloved YA novels that would make for incredible movies... and why they probably won't get adapted.
The trailer for the latest entrant in the creepy dystopian future gone wrong genre is The Giver, which shows us a world where Katie Holmes and Jeff Bridges have both perfect blank, empty stares of horror.
Eva Longoria is not going to raise her head and keen her depair to the sky if she does not ever become a Procreation Station, she revealed in an interview: