Hikers on Pilgrimage to Abandoned ‘Into the Wild’ Bus Rescued

August 15, 2014 in Books, Culture, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Movies, THR Online, USA by The Associated Press, Ashley Lee


The Alaska vehicle was made famous by the book and film about Chris McCandless

read more

Sarah Polley to Adapt John Green’s ‘Looking for Alaska’

June 25, 2014 in Books, Books to Film, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Movies, Sarah Polley, THR Online, USA by Borys Kit


Mark Waters and Jessica Tuchinsky are producing the adaptation for Paramount, which is hoping to capitalize on the author's "Fault in Our Stars" success.

read more

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Michael Lewis’ ‘Flash Boys’ (Exclusive)

June 20, 2014 in Aaron Sorkin, Books, business, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Michael Lewis, Moneyball, Movies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Television, THE NEWSROOM, The Social Network, THR Online, USA by Tatiana Siegel


The project marks the second Lewis book that Sorkin has tackled for Sony (he's also a co-writer of the "Moneyball" screenplay).

read more

‘Transcendence’ Producers Nab Rights to Sci-fi Novel ‘Thirteen’ (Exclusive)

May 6, 2014 in Books, Books to Film, entertainment, Heat Vision, hollywood reporter, Movies, THR Online by Tatiana Siegel


Kenny Golde is adapting the film, which is being produced by Straight Up Films' Kate Cohen and Marisa Polvino along with Vinson Films' Tripp Vinson.

read more

Warner Bros. Picks Up Supernatural YA Novel ‘Invisibility’ (Exclusive)

May 6, 2014 in Books, Books to Film, entertainment, Heat Vision, hollywood reporter, Movies, THR Online, Warner Bros. by Borys Kit


The supernatural romance YA was written by David Levithan and Andrea Cremer.

read more

Writer Stefanie Zweig Dies at 81

April 27, 2014 in Books, Culture, entertainment, hollywood reporter, International, Obituaries, THR Online, USA by The Associated Press


A movie adaptation of her novel "Nowhere in Africa" won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2003.

read more

James Franco Sued for Violating Film Rights to Charles Bukowski Novel

April 25, 2014 in Books, Bukowski, business, Culture, entertainment, hollywood reporter, James Franco, Movies, The Business, THR Online, THR, Esq. by Eriq Gardner


According to a lawsuit filed Thursday, Franco had an agreement to develop "Ham on Rye," but the rights expired in 2010, and his "Bukowski" film treads on the novel.

read more

Of Mice and Men: Theater Review

April 17, 2014 in Books, Broadway, Chris O'Dowd, Culture, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Home, James Franco, Jim Norton, Leighton Meester, Movies, Theater, THR Online, Tony Awards 2014, USA by David Rooney


James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton star in the Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's classic tale of ill-fated dreamers in Depression-era California.

read more

‘Endless Love’ Author Trashes Remake: ‘Stick With the Paperback’

February 15, 2014 in Books, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Movies, THR Online, USA by As told to Tim Appelo


Scott Spencer advises people who might celebrate Valentine's Day by seeing the new film of his 1979 bestseller to avoid it instead.

read more

J.K. Rowling: I Made a Mistake With the ‘Harry Potter’ Ending

February 3, 2014 in Books, Books to Film, Culture, Emma Watson, entertainment, Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, hollywood reporter, International, J.K. Rowling, Movies, THR Online, USA by Kimberly Nordyke


The author says Harry, not Ron, should have married Hermione.

read more