Welcome to the 20th 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~
Pilot News: The CW has picked up The Selection (new version) and The Hundred to pilot; Fox has picked up Delirium and Sleepy Hollow; ABC has picked up S.H.I.E.L.D. and Venice, based on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
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 27th
Nothing scheduled this week.
M O N D A Y, January 28th
T U E S D A Y, January 29th
F R I D A Y, February 1st
S A T U R D A Y, February 2nd
What are YOU looking forward to this week?
~BOOKS IN FILM~
CBS Films is adapting Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. This modern-day version will be called Oliver Twisted. [HR]
David Fincher may direct the adaption of Gone Girl produced by Reese Witherspoon. [HR]
Ron Howard may possibly direct Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book as a live-action feature. [HR]
BOOKISH FILM TRAILER OF THE WEEK........
World War Z, based on the book by Max Brooks, will be released in theaters on June 21, 2013. The film stars Brad Pitt and Mireille Enos. [x]
Well, that concludes this edition of Scooping The Screen. I hope to have additional editions out regularly.