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2017 also promises to be brimming with book adaptations ― the award-winning, the quietly affecting, and the unabashedly sexy. In case you want to get a head start on reading the books first, we’ve rounded up the book-to-screen stories we’re most looking forward to next year.

William Morrow

“Live by Night” ― Jan. 14

What’s the story: Another that’s already out in major cities, this flick stars Ben Affleck, who wrote and directed the film, too. A 1920s crime drama, it also stars Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning and Sienna Miller.
故事内容: 这部电影在几个主要城市已经上映。动作巨星本·阿弗莱克也参与了编辑及导演的工作。这是一个发生在上世纪20年代的犯罪戏剧,并由佐伊·索尔达娜、爱丽·范宁和西耶娜·米勒主演。

What it’s based on: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane.
原著书籍: 丹尼斯·莱尼《夜色人生》


“I Am Not Your Negro” ― Feb. 3

What’s the story: Technically, this film is an adaptation of a book that never was. James Baldwin told his literary agent that he’d planned to write the story of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, Malcolm X’s and Medgar Evers’ assassinations. This documentary picks up where Baldwin left off.
故事内容: 严格来说,这部电影改编自一本算不上书的书。詹姆斯·鲍德温告诉自己的经纪人他准备写写关于马丁·路德·金、马尔科姆·爱克斯和麦德佳·艾福思的暗杀故事。而这部片子正是从鲍德温停笔之处开始。

What it’s based on: Remember This House, a book that was never written, by James Baldwin.
原著书籍: 詹姆斯·鲍德温《记住这个房子——一部从未完成的书》


“Before I Fall” ― March 3

What’s the story: An adaptation of a thrilling YA book, “Before I Fall” follows protagonist Sam on a “Groundhog Day”–like journey, reliving the last, fatal day of her life as she tries to make sense of her own death.
故事内容: 这部电影改编自悸动人心的同名青春小说。故事围绕着主人公山姆“循环重复的一天”展开——像是一场反复体验生命中最后一天并努力寻找生命的意义的旅程。

What it’s based on: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver.
原著书籍: 劳伦·奥利弗《忽然七日》


“The Circle” ― April 28

What’s the story: Tom Hanks plays a mega-startup mogul and Emma Watson one of its new employees in a dystopian story about privacy ― the need for it, and the ramifications of diminishing it.
故事内容: 汤姆·汉克斯扮演一位企业大亨而艾玛·沃特森扮演的是这家公司的一位新进职员,电影讲述的是关于隐私的反乌托邦的故事——对于隐私的需求以及是否应削弱隐私的分歧。

What it’s based on: The Circle by Dave Eggers.
原著书籍: 戴夫·艾格斯《圆圈》


“The Dinner” ― May 5

What’s the story: Over several courses shared at a restaurant, two families ― that of a teacher and that of his brother, a politician ― meet to talk about a crime that’s been committed by their sons. The resulting dark commentary stars Richard Gere and Laura Linney.
故事内容: 两户人家一次在一家餐厅里分享了好几道菜肴之后开始谈起了各家儿子合伙犯下的罪行,一户人家是老师,另一户是政治家(老师的兄弟)。这部揭露黑暗事实的'电影由李察·基尔和劳拉·琳妮主演。

What it’s based on: The Dinner by Herman Koch.
原著书籍: 赫尔曼·科赫《晚宴》


“The Dark Tower” ― July 28

What’s the story: Stephen King’s books, we’ve learned, lend themselves well to on-screen adaptation. In what he’s described as a sequel to his beloved sci-fi Western series, Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star.
故事内容: 史蒂芬·金的书非常适合改编成电影搬上大银幕。该书是他心爱的西方科幻系列的续集,由伊德瑞斯·艾尔巴和马修·麦康纳主演。

What it’s based on: The Dark Tower series by Stephen King.
原著书籍: 史蒂芬·金《黑暗塔》系列


“The Mountain Between Us” ― Oct. 20

What’s the story: Idris Elba will star in another major adaptation next year, this time opposite Kate Winslet, in the story of a pair marooned on a mountain after a plane crash.
故事内容: 伊德瑞斯·艾尔巴将会在2017年主演另一部改编电影,这一次她和凯特·温丝莱特饰演对手戏,电影讲述的是在一次飞机失事之后发生在一座孤立无援的山上的故事。

What it’s based on: The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin.
原著书籍: 查尔斯·马丁《我们之间的那座山》

Collins Crime Club

“Murder on the Orient Express” ― Nov. 22

What’s the story: Kenneth Branagh is directing an Agatha Christie story, starring Daisy Ridley.
故事内容: 简尼夫·班纳是这部阿加莎·克里斯蒂小说改编电影的导演,而且黛西·李德利是本片的主演。

What it’s based on: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.
原著书籍: 阿加莎·克里斯蒂《东方快车谋杀案》