Feature & Follow Friday – Books Into Movies

FF_2013Button-300x300Hi Everybody! Another installment of Feature Follow Friday hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read, where you post a link to your blog on Parajunkee’s site, do a FF blog post, and if someone follows you, follow them back and say hi!

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Question of the Week

How would you pitch to the biz to make your favorite book into a movie? via Girl of a 1000 Wonders

Nell 100Nervous Nellie says…

Hmmmmm…..how would I pitch to the biz to make my favorite book into a movie?

*holy crap, I have to pick a book?*

First of all, I would have stop reading because the next book I read will be my favorite.  Next, I would have to pick a book which would take a lot of research and time and energy.  Honestly, how do I choose?  I have to pick just one, but there are a dozen or more genres out there that I love.  How could I choose one over the other?  Next, I would have to figure out a sales pitch, but we all know that by the time I would have gotten the first and second thing done, the “biz” would have grown weary with waiting.  So my answer, to save everyone time, heartache and frustration would be that I wouldn’t pick a book.  Nope, can’t do it.  It’s too hard and I can’t choose. Sorry..

ivana 100Invested Ivana says…

Hmm… Well, Outlander is already on Starz, and Mists of Avalon was done very poorly several years ago. True Blood… ug.  “WTF” is all I have to say about True Blood.  It SO wasn’t what I was wanting to see out of the Sookie Stackhouse series. So, what would I pick next? I would like to see what Ronald Moore would do with Mists, frankly.  I’m impressed with Outlander so far.  I think Paula Brackston’s books would make beautiful movies if done well. I’d like to see a reboot of the Dresden Files.  SyFy’s attempt brought me to the books, they cast it beautifully, and there were a lot of things I liked about it, but the adaptation could have been better. I’m always wary of turning books into movies because of all the things that have to change.  Sometimes, I wish they would just leave the books alone rather than ruin them completely.  I’m a purist book snob, I know.


About Nervous Nell Justice

I read, read and then read. I love my life as a reviewer because I get to meet some awesome people who love books too. It's a fantastic world to live in!My favorite genres: Urban Fantasy, Regency Romance, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal Thrillers, Paranormal Mysteries, Vampire Romance, Historical, Contemporary or Futuristic Mysteries and Thrillers, Steampunk Fantasy and Mysteries, Police Procedurals and Political Thrillers.

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