Watch the trailer for the new Mary Shelley movie here!

By April 15, 2018Adaptations, Authors

Mary Shelley’s life was so full of passion and drama that it is perfect for the movies, and a new film directed by Haifaa Al Mansour hopes to do the great writer’s life justice.

Love, lust, and loss colour the story of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and Percy Shelley which resulted in the classic horror tale Frankenstein. Elle Fanning (Maleficent, Box Trolls) and Douglas Booth (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) star as Mary and Percy, and take us with them on their heart-rending journey.

Season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale Arrives Today!

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The Handmaid’s Tale is back- after a wait for the second season, it is here at last!

After teaser trailers, official trailers telling us the release date, and now this final look at what is to come- the newest season is out today, 25th of April 2018.

Check out the video from George Takei below for an insight into what the author behind the original book has to say about the series.

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How J.K. Rowling was inspired by history when writing Harry Potter

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Our fave, J.K. Rowling, wrote the Harry Potter series in the 1990s while struggling with unemployment and being a single parent. Her grit and determination drove her to finishing the now-popular book and television series, and despite set backs and rejections from publishers she has become the mega-successful millionaire she is today.

Her stories are full of homages and references to myth and legend, and real-life people in history, with cleverly named characters and objects. Here are some of the most fun and clever pieces of inspiration in the HP world, and the real-life places and people they were named after.

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Teaser Trailer Released for HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ TV Adaptation

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First published in 2006, Sharp Objects is the first novel written by Gillian Flynn who has since shot to fame following the release of her most well known novel Gone Girl. Sharp Objects follows a newspaper journalist named Camille Preaker who returns to her hometown to cover a series of brutal murders. As the bodies begin to mount, Camille’s past comes back to haunt her and things get very creepy indeed. Read More

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