Saw the Movie? Read the Book!

These March movies are based on books:


American Sniper: based on the memoir American Sniper by late US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. (e-book available).
“Chris Kyle’s father personally told Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper that he would “unleash Hell” if his son’s memory was disrespected in this film. He also said that Eastwood and Cooper were “men he could trust.” (IMDb)


Still Alice: based on the novel Still Alice by Lisa Genova.
“Co-director Richard Glatzer suffers from ALS and can’t speak. He directed the film using a text to speech app on an iPad. Both Moore and Stewart dedicated their “Ice Bucket Challenge” to Glatzer.” (IMDb)


The Divergent Series: Insurgent: based on the YA novel Insurgent by Veronica Roth. (e-book available)
“This is the first sequel Kate Winslet has ever done.” (IMDb)


The Gunman: based on the novel The Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette.
“[Sean Penn] served 32 days in jail in 1987 for hitting an extra.” (IMDb)


Suite Française: based on the novel Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky. (e-book available)
“[Margot Robbie] [a]uditioned for Susan Storm/The Invisble Woman in Fantastic Four (2015) which went to Kate Mara.
” (IMDb)