By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion. In theatres November 2013.
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all. In theatres March 2014.
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors. In theatres November 2013.
"The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher. The film version will be out February 7th 2014 (updated 11/12/13). Actors starring in the film include, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, and Bill Murray.
A new film based on this book will be called "Life of Crime." It will be released this September in Canada, no release date has been set for the United States. It stars Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher, and Tim Robbins.
Solomon Northup, born a free black in New York State in 1808, was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and spent most of the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. His years in servitude were filled with abuse, apprehension, and a profound fear for his life. The film is out now in theatres starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfre Woodard.