In between reboots of this franchise, spin-offs to that one, and vaguely worded continuations of another, Hollywood often turns back to the books for creative inspiration for new movies and television shows. While not every book gets its screen debut after the rights are purchased, those that do are immediately held to a higher standard by we book people, who hope the film or TV show will honor the original while showing us something awesome that we didn’t even know we wanted.
Here are five upcoming movie or TV adaptations of young adult books that both scare and excite me.
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
Release date: August 3, 2018