Movie Alert: ‘Boss Baby’

Back in 2010, when the picture book 'The Boss Baby' was published, author-illustrator Marla Frazee had no inclination that Alec Baldwin would one day voice her character on the big screen. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'

The iconic wooden marionette is given new life in a stop-motion film adaptation of Pinocchio directed by Guillermo del Toro, premiering on Netflix on Friday; we spoke with Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol about her work as head of the storyboard department. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'My Father's Dragon'

'My Father's Dragon,' inspired by the 1948 children's novel of the same name by Ruth Stiles Gannett, is now streaming on Netflix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The School for Good and Evil'

Something evil this way comes to Netflix this month: 'The School for Good and Evil,' based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Soman Chainani, which launched a bestselling book series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Pinocchio'

Disney is set to release a live-action and CGI film retelling of Italian author Carlo Collodi and illustrator Enrico Mazzanti's 'Pinocchio,' the classic children's tale that follows a puppet's journey to escape his owner to become a "real boy." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Catherine Called Birdy'

Medieval mishaps and smarmy suitors are afoot in the upcoming film adaptation of 'Catherine Called Birdy,' based on the 1994 Newbery Honor-winning novel by Karen Cushman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Love & Gelato'

We spoke with YA author Jenna Evans Welch about the process of seeing her 2016 debut, 'Love & Gelato,' adapted for the screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Bad Guys'

Australian author Aaron Blabey's popular graphic novel series The Bad Guys is hitting the big screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Love, Simon'

The film adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s groundbreaking debut novel, 'Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,' hits theaters on March 16. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Paddington 2'

The U.S. release of Paddington 2 on January 12 arrives with particular poignancy, as Paddington’s creator, Michael Bond, died at age 91 on June 27, 2017—the film’s final day of shooting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Breadwinner'

We spoke with author Deborah Ellis about adapting her novel, inspired by her interviews with Afghan refugees, to animated feature film. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Wonder'

We spoke with author R.J. Palacio and director Stephen Chbosky about adapting Palacio's bestselling middle-grade novel to screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Wonderstruck'

We spoke with Brian Selznick about the creative challenges of adapting his heavily illustrated novel to the screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'A Monster Calls'

A monster is calling. YA author Patrick Ness's story of a boy named Conor who is visited after midnight by an ancient monster stalks into theaters on December 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Boss Baby Gets a Starring Role – and Second Billing

Marla Frazee did not immediately start planning what she'd wear to the premiere when Dreamworks Animation optioned the rights to her 2010 picture book, 'The Boss Baby.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Great Gilly Hopkins'

A foster girl notorious for scaring off prospective new foster parents finally meets her match in the upcoming film adaptation of Katherine Paterson's 'The Great Gilly Hopkins.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'

It's boy vs. middle school. The live-action adaptation of James Patterson's bestselling novel 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life' opens on October 7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

Something peculiar this way comes. The big-screen adaptation of Ransom Riggs's 'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' arrives in theaters on September 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The BFG'

It's a big premiere for a big, friendly giant – and an equally sizable year for his creator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Divergent Series – Allegiant'

'The Divergent Series: Ascendant,' the third installment in Veronica Roth's YA series hits movie theaters on March 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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