Book-to-Movie Adaptations Dominate Oscar Nominations
The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with book-to-film adaptations dominating the race for Best Picture. Check out Hollywood's source material before the awards are handed out on Feb. 26 and be inspired to add these books to your Want to Read list.
Adaptations Nominated for Best Picture:
Arrival (Original title: Stories of Your Life and Others)
by Ted Chiang
Other nominations include Denis Villeneuve for best director, and best adapted screenplay.
by Margot Lee Shetterly
Other nominations include Octavia Spencer for best supporting actress and best adapted screenplay.
by August Wilson
Other nominations include Denzel Washington for best actor and Viola Davis for best supporting actress, as well as best adapted screenplay.
Lion (Original title: A Long Way Home)
by Saroo Brierley
Other nominations include Dev Patel for best supporting actor, Nicole Kidman for best supporting actress, and best adapted screenplay.
Inspired? Here are more new and upcoming movies based on books: 17 eagerly anticipated book-to-movie adaptations.
(Top image credit: Hidden Figures)
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