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The best-selling books coming to the big screen in 2016


Read these books now, before their adaptations hit cinemas later this year

Me Before You

Me Before You

Jojo Moyes’ romantic novel-turned-film sees small-town girl Louisa (Emilia Clarke) fall in love with a quadriplegic man Will (Sam Claflin) after taking a job to care for him.
Released: 3 June



Celebrating 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, Steven Spielberg adapts this fantasy story about the adventures of orphan Sophie and the BFG (Mark Rylance). 
Released: 1 July 

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ bestselling thriller, the film is transplanted across the Atlantic with Emily Blunt playing New Yorker Rachel Watson.  
Released: 7 October 

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver star in this reimagining of Patrick Ness' novel about a boy who seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his mother’s terminal illness.
Released: October 

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

In her screenwriting debut, JK Rowling turns her novel about eccentric wizard Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) into a film.
Released: 18 November

The Circle

The Circle

An all-star cast including Emma Watson and Tom Hanks take on Dave Eggers' 2013 thriller about a tech worker who joins the world's most powerful internet company where privacy isn't an employee benefit.
Released: date to be confirmed

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