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Books are a great way for many individuals to leave behind the rigors of daily life and immerse themselves into a new world. However, some individuals find it easier to get absorbed in movies. Thankfully, there have been many books that were turned into movies, giving individuals the chance to escape in new ways. This trend continues with even more films that are adapted from books coming out in the near future.

50 Shades of Grey
The book, 50 Shades of Grey, took the world by storm when it was released. A large following of women began reading the series to boost their libido and enjoy a new version of entertainment. This thrilling book is now in the process of being adapted to a film version. This sexually-stimulating movie has run into a few rough spots with the leading role, but it will be moving forward soon with a target release date in 2015.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay is the third book and movie in The Hunger Games series. This series follows the story of a civilization that pits young individuals against each other in a hunt to the death. This third book has been adapted into two installments, addressing the rebellion against the government. This first movie will be released in 2014, on the heels of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which was released in 2013. The second installment will be released in 2015.

The Hobbit: There and Back Again
The Lord of the Rings series was so popular in its movie form that Hollywood decided to follow up with The Hobbit. This book was adapted into three movies that have been released one year apart from each other. The Hobbit: There and Back Again is the third installment in The Hobbit trilogy and covers the last stage in Bilbo Baggins's journey, the Battle of the Five Armies and his return to the shire. It is scheduled to be released in 2014. Before its release, you can catch up on the Lord of the Rings series via Direct TV.

Seventh Son
The Seventh Son is an adventure story that delves into the area of fantasy. The story follows a Spook that is looking for an apprentice who will take his place fighting against the witches and other evil creatures of the world. He is down to just one option. If this individual fails, there will be no hope of finding a replacement. This adventure story makes a great option for turning a book series into a movie franchise. It will be released in 2015.

Whether you are someone who loves to read books or you would prefer to see the stories on the big screen, there is no shortage of books that have been turned into films. As time progresses, there are even more books that are slated to become movies in the next few years, Because of the popularity of many of these movies, the trend is likely to continue. In some cases, these movies are derived from a series of books, creating the opportunity to launch sequels that will also be successful. However, others are single books that make for a great film, even without the possibility of a sequel.

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