From Paper To Screen is a seasonal post about upcoming movies and TV shows that are based on books. This post deals with noteworthy releases coming out this autumn. You might want to check out the books before that!


❝ After losing his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, Jeff Bauman attempts to walk again and adjust to his new circumstances. ❞
Adapted from: Stronger
Author: Jeff Bauman
Director: David Gordon Green
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany and others
Release date: 22nd of September


❝ Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. ❞
Adapted from: Victoria & Abdul
Author: Shrabani Basu
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and others
Release date: 22nd of September


❝ After the cancellation of their flight due to stormy weather, Dr. Ben Bass and photojournalist Alex Martin board a charter plane. The plane crashes midflight and they survive the incident with injuries, but get lost in the wilderness. ❞
Adapted from: The Mountain Between Us
Author: Charles Martin
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet and others
Release date: 6th of October


❝ International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives. ❞
Adapted from: Same Kind of Different as Me
Author: Denver Moore, Ron Hall and Lynn Vincent
Director: Michael Carney
Starring: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellwegger, Djimon Hounsou and others
Release date: 20th of October


❝ Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. ❞
Adapted from: The Snowman
Author: Jo Nesbo
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson and others
Release date: 20th of October


❝ A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. ❞
Adapted from: Murder on the Oriënt Express
Author: Agatha Christie
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Pénelope Cruz, Judi Dench and others.
Release date: 10th of November


❝ Three separate stories intertwine with each other as teens experience a huge snow storm during the Christmas season. ❞
Adapted from: Let It Snow
Author: John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle
Director: Luke Snellin
Starring: ?
Release date: November?


❝ WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. ❞
Adapted from: Wonder
Author: R.J. Palacio
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Starring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay and others
Release date: 17th of November


❝ The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. ❞
Adapted from: Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
Author: Molly Bloom
Director: Aaron Sorkin
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner and others
Release date: 22nd of November


❝ In 1983, the son of an American professor is enamored by the graduate student who comes to study and live with his family in their northern Italian home. Together, they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food, and romance that will forever change them. ❞
Adapted from: Call Me By Your Name
Author: André Aciman
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet and others
Release date: 24th of November


Personally, I’m really looking forward to Victoria & Abdul. Which movie adaptations will you be seeing in the cinema?