Toronto Book Review

Harlan Coben Talks Series on ‘CBS Mornings’

Harlan Coben recently made an appearance on CBS Mornings to delve into the Netflix adaptation of his gripping novel, “Fool Me Once”. Originally published in 2016 by Dutton, Coben’s book intricately weaves the tale of Maya, a widowed veteran, whose world is rocked when she stumbles upon nanny cam footage revealing her deceased husband, playing […]

HBO Will Adapt George Santos Biography

George Santos, a former Republican U.S. representative from New York, might have faced expulsion from the U.S. House, but his story is far from over. It’s set to hit the silver screen in an adaptation of Mark Chiusano’s book, “The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos,” as reported […]

Linda Ronstadt Memoir Will Be Adapted for Biopic

Linda Ronstadt, the iconic country-rock star whose illustrious career defined an era, is set to have her memoir, “Simple Dreams,” adapted into a feature film, as reported by Deadline. Originally published in 2013 by Simon & Schuster, Ronstadt’s memoir provides a captivating glimpse into her journey to worldwide fame during the 1970s, though critics noted […]

Netflix Drops Trailer for ‘Spaceman’ Film

Netflix recently dropped a tantalizing trailer for “Spaceman,” the highly anticipated film adaptation of Jaroslav Kalfař’s novel, “Spaceman of Bohemia.” Published in 2017 by Little, and Brown, Kalfař’s book follows the journey of Jakub Procházka, a Czech astronaut on a mission to Venus who encounters a mysterious alien spider. Praised by Kirkus for its entertainment […]

Film Adaptation of ‘The Women’ in the Works

Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, “The Women,” is making its way to the silver screen, according to reports from Deadline. Set to be published by St. Martin’s on February 6, the book follows the journey of a 20-year-old nursing student who, in 1965, joined the Army Nurse Corps to serve in Vietnam. Praised by a critic […]

Taylor Sheridan To Adapt ‘Summer Moon’ for Screen

S.C. Gwynne’s “Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History” is set to make its debut on screen, with Taylor Sheridan at the helm as director, according to reports from Deadline. Originally published in 2010 by Scribner, Gwynne’s book chronicles […]

Literary Adaptations Lead the Pack in Oscar Nods

Literary adaptations have taken center stage in this year’s Oscar nominations, with the top three most nominated films all drawing inspiration from books. Leading the pack is “Oppenheimer,” based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin’s “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” earning a staggering 13 nominations. Among these are nods […]

Lily Gladstone To Star in ‘Memory Police’ Film

Lily Gladstone’s upcoming role in the film adaptation of Yoko Ogawa’s acclaimed novel, “The Memory Police,” marks a significant moment in cinematic history. As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, Gladstone is set to star in this highly anticipated project, adding her talent to a story that has captivated readers worldwide. Originally published in Japan in […]

‘Dog Man’ Film Coming in 2025

Pilkey’s beloved character, Dog Man, is poised to leap from the pages of his graphic novels into the vibrant world of animation. Deadline’s recent report has set hearts racing with the announcement that Universal Pictures will be bringing Dog Man to life on the big screen. Mark your calendars for January 31, 2025, as that’s […]

‘Dark Places’ Series in the Works at HBO

HBO is set to embark on a thrilling journey into Gillian Flynn’s dark and twisted world with a limited series adaptation of her gripping novel, “Dark Places.” Originally published in 2009, the novel follows the harrowing tale of a woman who survived the brutal massacre of her family years ago, only to accuse her brother […]