Get Ready for the Oscars with These Best Picture Adaptations
Get ready for Hollywood's biggest night by curling up with some of its best inspiration! When the 89th Academy Awards get underway this Sunday, four book-to-film adaptations will be among the competition for Best Picture. Check out tinsel town's source material for this year's Best Picture nominees and look through some earlier books that were transformed into Best Picture gold. Be sure to add them to your Want to Read list.
Adaptations Nominated for Best Picture:
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.
Arrival (Original title: Stories of Your Life and Others)
by Ted Chiang
Other nominations include Denis Villeneuve for best director, and best adapted screenplay.
Previous Best Picture Winners:
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