The 5th Wave gets “Movified”

The 5th Wave gets “Movified”

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6th July 2015

So have you read “The fifth Wave” by Rick Yancey.  No ? Then you better do before the movie comes out in January 2016.

Yes you heard it right as the buzz is that the fifth wave is getting movified and will be releasing by early January of 2016. For those who are not aware

“The 5th Wave follows 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan as she tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of alien invasion that have already decimated the population and knocked humankind back to the Stone Age. As one of Earth’s last survivors, Cassie is left with just herself and has to learn the hard way to trust no one. Throughout the story, Cassie must pass multiple obstacles to save her brother Sammy.”

(Wikipedia)

You could check out more about the book on its goodreads page…”The 5th Wave”

The movie is  directed by J Blakeson and written by Susannah Grant. The films will stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe, and Liev Schreiber in its lead characters. The Columbia Pictures picked up the film rights to the trilogy with Graham King’s production company GK Films and Tobey Maguire’s Material Pictures. Filming is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia and scheduled from October 2014 to January 2015. It is set to be released on January 15, 2016.

As of now the cast sheet has been something on this line

Chloë Grace Moretz as Cassie Sullivan

Nick Robinson as Ben Parish

Alex Roe as Evan Walker

Maika Monroe as Ringer

Liev Schreiber as Colonel Vosch

Zackary Arthur as Sammy Sullivan

Tony Revolori as Dumbo

Ron Livingston as Oliver Sullivan

Maggie Siff as Lisa Sullivan

Talitha Bateman as Teacup

Of course many more will be joining the cast

Many more of popular books are in talks of getting movified like…

Blood of Eden series by Julie Kagawa set to be produced by JONI SIGHVATSSON

Red Rising by Pierce Brown whose rights have been brought by Universal Pictures and World War Z director Marc Forster will helm as his next film

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo which In September of 2012, Holly Bario, president of DreamWorks’ production, announced that he had picked up the movie rights the book

An Ember In The Ashes  by Sabaa Tahir  brought  by Paramount For Producer Mark Johnson

And then there are book that have been in talks for a long time but nothing has yet been finalized

Like the legend series by Marie Lu , Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor and  Angelfall by Susan EE

I will let you know if I hear something….meanwhile enjoy your favorite books

Source: Wikipedia, Deadline.com, movie insider.com

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