Much like the evergreen question of which comes first, the egg or the chicken, there is the all-time debate of whether the book or the movie is more worth it. Well, brace yourselves, because there are a bunch of must-read and must-see masterpieces coming out in 2020. These books-turned-movies are absolutely worth your time.
#1 Dune by Frank Herbert
The story is set in the year 10191, in a desert planet called Arrakis. The most valuable substance in the universe at that time is a spice, melange, that only grows on Arrakis. Naturally, everyone wants to get to it, but the royal decree awards the planet to Duke Leto Atreides. The Harkonnens, Leto’s bitter enemies, decide to go into war…
#2 Emma by Jane Austen
Emma certainly is one of Austen’s most prominent novels, known for the evergreen theme of finding your equal significant other and fighting to get your happy ending. This new movie adaptation promises to be good!
#3 The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Any Jack London fan will be thrilled to find out one of his finest novels will hit the big screens this year. The story of the sled dog and life during the Klondike gold rush in Alaska will capture your heart and mind if it hasn’t done so already. Harrison Ford is in the lead role alongside the dog (made using CGI technology).
#4 The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
It’s haunting, thrilling, and chilling – the story that left everyone who loves thriller books moved and a little frightened. Starring Elisabeth Moss, you will see this masterpiece in movie form in theatres starting February 28th.
#5 The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
This psychological suspense thriller is a deeply chilling, disturbing, and captivating story you simply must experience. An agoraphobic woman befriends a neighbor, only to see that same neighbor killed by her husband. And then everyone tries to convince her she’s wrong…