Welcome to the 19th edition of Scooping The Screen, our own original feature in which books on television and in film will be spotlighted. This feature will be posted at varying frequencies, so please keep checking our site for further updates (although I hope to have it out at least once a week).
~BOOKS ON TELEVISION~
HBO has released two new behind the scenes looks at the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, premiering March 31st. You can watch the videos here and here.
THIS WEEK ON BOOKISH TV...
(click on each poster for the episode preview; only new episodes are listed)
S U N D A Y, January 20th
M O N D A Y, January 21st
T U E S D A Y, January 22nd
W E D N E S D A Y, January 23th
T H U R S D A Y, January 24th
F R I D A Y, January 25th
S A T U R D A Y, January 26th
What are YOU looking forward to this week?
~BOOKS IN FILM~
Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise, is unlikely to get a sequel unless it does better business abroad, particularly in Asia. The first film was based on the books by Lee Childs. [HR]
Paramount's adaptation of Hercules will premiere on August 8, 2014. [DHD]
Development News: Warner Brothers is developing a re-imagined version of Homer's The Odyssey set in space; Fox 2000 is adapting Pure by Julianna Baggott
BOOKISH FILM TRAILER OF THE WEEK........
The Great Gatsby, based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will be released in theaters on May 10, 2013. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Cary Mulligan. [x]
Well, that concludes this edition of Scooping The Screen. I hope to have additional editions out regularly.