Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

The podcast for in-depth discussion on films and the original material they're based on.

Upcoming Film Adaptations

*In Order of US Release

US Release UK Release Film Based On
Jan 13 Feb 17 Hidden Figures Book by Margot Lee Shetterly
Jan 22 TBA Sophie and the Rising Sun Novel by Augusta Trobaugh
Jan 27 Jan 27 A Dog’s Purpose Novel by W. Bruce Cameron
Jan 27 Jan 27 iBoy Novel by Kevin Brooks
Jan 27 Feb 24 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Video game
Feb 3 Feb 3 Rings Japanese horror film Ringu; Sequel to The Ring and The Ring Two
Feb 10 Feb 10 Fifty Shades Darker Novel by E. L. James
Feb 17 Mar 3 Fist Fight Remake of the 1987 film Three O’Clock High
Feb 24 TBA Tulip Fever Novel by Deborah Moggach
Feb 24 TBA Rock Dog Tibetan Rock Dog by Zheng Jun
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Mar 3 Mar 1 Logan Marvel Comics
Mar 3 TBA The Shack Novel by William P. Young
Mar 3 TBA Before I Fall Novel by Lauren Oliver
Mar 10 Mar 10 Kong: Skull Island Reboot of franchise; Sequel to (in same world as) Godzilla (2014)
TBA Mar 10 Fallen Series by Lauren Kate
Mar 10 Apr 14 The Sense of an Ending Novel by Julian Barnes
Mar 17 Mar 17 Beauty and the Beast Remake of Disney’s 1991 film
Mar 24 TBA Wilson Graphic novel by Clowes
Mar 24 Mar 24 Power Rangers Powers Rangers franchise
Mar 24 Mar 24 CHiPs 1977 TV series
US Release UK Release Film Based On
TBA Mar 24 The Lost City of Z Book by David Grann
Mar 28 TBA Boruto: Naruto the Movie Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
Mar 31 Jan 27 T2: Trainspotting 2 Sequel to 1996 film; Based on Porno by Irvine Welsh
Mar 31 Mar 31 Ghost in the Shell The Japanese manga by Masamune Shirow
Mar 31 Apr 7 The Boss Baby Picture book by Marla Frazee
Mar 31 May 5 The Zookeeper’s Wife Book by Diane Ackerman
Apr 7 Mar 31 Smurfs: The Lost Village Comic book series by Peyo
Apr 7 Apr 7 Going in Style 1979 film
Apr 28 TBA The Circle Novel by Dave Eggers
May 5 Apr 28 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Marvel comics; sequel to 2014 film
US Release UK Release Film Based On
May 12 May 12 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword The legend of King Arthur
May 19 May 26 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Novel by Jeff Kinney; Fourth in film series
May 19 TBA Everything, Everything Novel by Nicola Yoon
May 26 May 26 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Disney theme park ride; Fifth in the film series
May 26 Jun 2 Baywatch TV show
Jun 2 May 26 Captain Underpants Children’s book series
Jun 2 Jun 2 Wonder Woman DC Comics
Jun 23 Jun 23 Transformers: The Last Knight Hasbro toys; fifth in the film series
Jun 30 Jun 23 The Beguiled Novel by Thomas P. Cullinan; 1971 film
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Jul 7 Jul 7 Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel comics and characters
Jul 14 Jun 9 My Cousin Rachel Novel by Daphne du Maurier
Jul 14 TBA Midnight Sun 2006 Japanese film
Jul 21 Aug 4 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets French science fiction comics series Valérian and Laureline, written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières
Jul 28 Jul 28 The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
Aug 11 Aug 11 The Coldest City Antony Johnston’s 2012 graphic novel
Sep 8 Sep 8 It Novel by Stephen King; remake of 1990 miniseries
Sep 22 Oct 13 The Lego Ninjago Movie The Lego Ninjago toy line
Sep 22 Sep 8 Victoria and Abdul Book by Shrabani Basu
Sep 29 Sep 29 Flatliners Reboot/sequel of 1990 film
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Oct 6 Sep 29 Kingsman: The Golden Circle Sequel to 2015 film; Comic book by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar
Oct 6 Oct 6 Blade Runner 2049 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick; Reboot/sequel to 1982 film
Oct 6 Oct 20 My Little Pony: The Movie TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic; Hasbro’s toy line created by Bonnie Zacherle
Oct 13 Oct 13 The Snowman Novel by Jo Nesbø
Oct 20 TBA Same Kind of Different as Me
Novel by Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent
Oct 20 Oct 20 The Mountain Between Us Novel by Charles Martin
Nov 3 Oct 27 Thor: Ragnarok Marvel comics and characters
Nov 10 Nov 10 Red Sparrow Book by Jason Matthews
Nov 17 TBA Wonder Novel by R.J. Palacio
Nov 17 Nov 17 Justice League DC comics and characters
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Nov 22 Nov 24 Let It Snow Novel by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
Nov 22 Nov 24 Murder on the Orient Express Novel by Agatha Christie
Dec 15 Dec 22 Ferdinand The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Dec 22 Dec 29 Jumanji Reboot/sequel to 1995 film
Jan ’18 Nov 10 Paddington 2 Paddington Bear series by Michael Bond; Sequel to 2014 film

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