Movie Projector: 'The Lorax' hopes to plant a seed with audiences

The 3-D animated film, based on a 1971 book by Dr. Seuss, could debut with as much as $50 million at the box office this weekend."Dr. Seuss' the Lorax" is primed to rake in lots of green at the box office this weekend. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Hope you like horrifying CGI, because we’re getting an Animorphs movie.

After spending the week getting destroyed by Gen Z on TikTok, here’s some good news for millennials: every 90s kid’s favorite portmanteau-titled book series is finally(?) getting a film adaptation. For the unacquainted(/Irish), the Animorphs were a scrappy gang of teens who, according to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-18 18:44:19 UTC ]
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‘War Room’ Filmmakers Hope Their Book Will Inspire Audiences Beyond the Theaters

'War Room' continues to sweep box-office sales, and the film's creators, Alex and Stephen Kendrick, hope to keep up the momentum with their book, 'Battle Plan for Prayer.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kamal Ahmed | 'I hope you come to the end of my book and feel a sense of hope'

Born in Ealing, west London, half a century ago to an English mother and a Sudanese father, Kamal Ahmed explores what it means to be mixed-race in Britain today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Audience of Nones: Publishers Pursue an Audience Allergic to Religion

There are about as many Americans with no religious affiliation as there are evangelical Christians. Can religion publishers reach this market? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Wild' movie adaptation secures a movie studio

The film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's memoir 'Wild' will be brought to the big screen by Fox Searchlight Pictures. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pride is a Rebellion, and Rebellions are Built on Hope

Stack your Pride TBR with these hopeful, queer science fiction and fantasy novels where queer characters are celebrated and highlighted. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Looking Ahead: Will Writers on Racial Justice Find Their Audience?

PW asked a sampling of agents and editors about the challenge of publishing books keyed to headline news and the future audience for titles addressing racism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers outside the white middle classes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 22:54:17 UTC ]
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‘Valley of the Dolls’ may be the best bad movie — and novel. A new book explores Jacqueline Susann’s cult hit.

Stephen Rebello’s “Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!” is a more than just a gossipy look at the making of the film everyone loves to hate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In the midst of despair, he discovered a way to have hope

Psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl on the importance of a sense of purpose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BookExpo 2020: Marie Lu on Finding Hope in Dystopia

Lu will share a message about the value of dystopian tales and discuss her latest, Skyhunter, during challenging times at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloomsbury Hoping Digital Gains Will Soften Covid-19 Impacts

Bloomsbury Publishing reported a 10% profit increase in the fiscal year ended February 29, 2020, over fiscal 2019. The publisher said its business in the current fiscal year has suffered "significant disruption" because of the coronavirus pandemic, but said it is "well placed to benefit from... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling chains hope to reopen in June

Waterstones and Blackwell’s are among the chain retailers hoping to reopen should bookshops be classified in the first batch of ‘non-essential’ businesses allowed to by the government Continue reading at The Bookseller

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April Religion Bestsellers: Books on Hope and Peace Dominate

‘The Hope of Glory,’ ‘Suffer Strong,’ ‘The Gift of One Day,’ and more titles centered on overcoming challenges take the top 10 spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cenveo Shutters Cadmus Printing Plant Amid COVID-19 Downturn

Commercial printer Cadmus Communications is shuttering its Richmond, Va. printing plant and will lay off up to 184 employees by May 31, according to a WARN Act notice filed by parent company Cenveo Corp. this week. "The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted our customers’ businesses and, in... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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HMH Hoping for a Second Half Rally

Total sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt fell only 2.4% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to a year ago, but the educational and trade book publisher said it expects its business to be "severely impacted" by the Covid-19 pandemic in the second quarter. It is projecting that most schools will... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Love, hope and business

Contrary to what you might read elsewhere, there are three stages to a pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst pivots to Instagram Live while audiences are cooped up at home

Delish’s “#CookingTogether” live series has been particularly successful, not only in achieving monetization, but also in building a new video franchise for the brand. The post Hearst pivots to Instagram Live while audiences are cooped up at home appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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