2024 books to screen adaptations

2024 Books to Screen Adaptations: The Exciting List Of All Adaptations Expected

There are so many incredible 2024 Books to Screen adaptations already in the works. From the long awaited and much anticipate Percy Jackson series, to more seasons of everyone’s favorite Bridgerton siblings, and many more favorite characters being brought to life on screen–it’s shaping up to be a GREAT year of adaptations.
It’s still very early so the list isn’t very big, but as we’ve seen the last few years it grows very quickly!! Streaming has been a home to adaptation after adaptation leading to a golden age of seeing all the best and favorite stories hitting the screen.
Being able to choose not only which format between movie or series, but also being able to write a script and figure out how many episodes it will take to best tell the story is one of the best things to happen to adaptations. No worries about having to fill a certain number of weeks for a network and drag it out.
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And don’t forget that if you have a specific title you’re looking for more information on head over to the Everything We Know So Far Adaptation Masterlist which has a list of every single book that has it’s own post with all the information available.
Curious about previous projects or waiting for a release later this year? Check out this current year of 2023 Books to Screen Adaptations.
Last updated: May 18th, 2023

Release Dates


Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

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Release Info: August 2nd, Theaters
Summary: Harold decides to go for a walk one evening and as he goes he fills in the scene using his purple crayon.
Starring: Zachary Levi, Zooey Deschanel


Wicked: Part One by Gregory Maguire

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Release Info: November 27th, Theaters
Summary: The story of how a green-skinned woman framed by the Wizard of Oz becomes the Wicked Witch of the West. The first of a two-part feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical.
Starring: Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Yeoh, Jeff Goldblum

In Production and Rumored

2024 Books to Screen Adaptations


Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan

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Release Info: Disney+
Summary: Demigod Percy Jackson leads a quest across America to prevent a war among the Olympian gods.
Starring: Walker Scobell, Leah Jeffries, Aryan Simhadri

Rings of Power season 2 by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Release Info: Prime Video
Summary: Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.
Starring: Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charlie Vickers, Markella Kavenagh

The Sandman season 2 by Neil Gaiman

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Release Info: Netflix
Summary: Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.
Starring: Tom Sturidge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong, Mason Alexander Park

A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

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Release Info: Paramount+
Summary: A Russian aristocrat is spared from death and placed on house arrest while the Bolshevik Revolution plays out before him.
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Johnny Harris, Paul Ready
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!

Bridgerton season 4 by Julia Quinn

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Release Info: Netflix
Summary: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set against the backdrop of Regency-era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Starring: Claudia Jessie, Julia Andrews, Jonathan Bailey, Ruth Gemmell

Happy Reading & Happy Screening!

2024 books to screen adaptations

2024 Books to Screen Adaptations: The Exciting List Of All Adaptations Expected

Hi there! I’m Alison in Libraryland, and I’ll be here for all your book related needs. Many of you know me as the girl with the book recommendations. Don’t be shy! Ask me! If you’re looking for a good book or movie adaptation, let me help you find it. I’ll be here for all your literary needs. This is a book blog run on an obsession for shiny new books, worn-through old classics, and all attempts at moving those stories to the screen. Just like this comprehensive list of all the 2024 books to screen adaptations expected to be released!

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