The Latest in Movie Adaptation News

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, based on the second book in Jeff Kinney’s bestselling middle-grade series, lands in theaters March 25th. Zachary Gordon reprises his role as Greg Heffley, with Steve Zahn and Rachael Harris returning as Greg’s parents; Devon Bostick is also back as older brother Rodrick.
  • Mars Needs Moms, based on the picture book by author-cartoonist Berkeley Breathed is in theaters now. In this article at the LA Times, the author describes describes how his work grew from a picture book to a Hollywood movie, with lots of worries about how his plot-driven progeny would change.
  • The Atlantic discusses the casting of the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. Finding the right Katniss is a “daunting decision.” Young Oscar-nominated actresses Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) and Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) are reportedly the current top contenders for the roles.

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