Books to Movies and TV — 2012 Releases

Below are the movies that have been released in 2012, by most recent release date.

For upcoming movies click here

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Dec. 28, 2012

Movie Title: Therese Raquin

Director: Charlie Stratton

Starring:

Elizabeth Olsen … Therese Raquin
Tom Felton … Camille Raquin
Mackenzie Crook … Grivet
Jessica Lange … Madame Raquin

Based on: Novel by Émile Zola

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Dec. 25, 2012

Movie Title: Les Miserables

Director: Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech)

Starring:

Hugh Jackman … Jean Valjean

Anne Hathaway … Fantine

Emma Watson … Cosette (rumored)

Russell Crowe … Inspector Javert

Helena Bonham Carter … Madame Thenardier

Geoffrey Rush … Monsieur Thenardier

Official Web Site: LesMiserablesFilm.com

Based on: Musical which is based on the novel by Victor Hugo

Tie-in:

Les Miserables (Movie Tie-In)
Victor Hugo
Retail Price: $18.00
Paperback: 1232 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books – (2012-10-31)
ISBN / EAN: 0143123599 / 9780143123590

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DEC 22, 2012
Movie Title: Horrid Henry in 3D
Director: Nick Moore (Wild Child)

Cast:

Anjelica Huston … Miss Battleaxe
Parminder Nagra … Miss Lovely
Richard E. Grant …Vic Van Wrinkle
Theo Stevenson … Horrid Henry

Official Web Site: HorridHenryTheMovie.com

Based on: Horrid Henry series by Francesca Simon (Sourcebooks)

Was released in the U.K., where it pulled in $10.5 million.

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DEC 21, 2012

Movie Title: On the Road

Director: Walter Salles

Producer: Francis Ford Coppola

Cast:

Kristen Stewart … Marylou
Amy Adams … Jane
Viggo Mortensen … Old Bull Lee
Kirsten Dunst … Camille
Steve Buscemi
Garrett Hedlund … Dean Moriarty

Official Site: OnTheRoad-TheMovie.com

Based on: On the Road, Jack Kerouac

Tie-in:

On the Road (movie tie-in)
Jack Kerouac
Retail Price: $16.00
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books – (2012-11-20)
ISBN / EAN: 014312028X / 9780143120285

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On the Road: The Official Movie Companion
MK2 Media
Retail Price: $30.00
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books – (2012-10-17)
ISBN / EAN: 014312384X / 9780143123842

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DEC 21, 2012

Movie Title: Jack Reacher

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Starring:

Tom Cruise … Jack Reacher

Rosamund Pike… Helen Rodin

Robert Duvall … Cash

Werner Herzog … The Zec

Based on: One Shot by Lee Child

Official Movie Site: JackReacherMovie.com

Tie-in:

Jack Reacher: One Shot (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Lee Child
Retail Price: $9.99
Mass Market Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: Dell – (2012-11-06)
ISBN / EAN: 0345538196 / 9780345538192

Jack Reacher’s Rules
Retail Price:  $16.00
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: RH/Delacorte Press – (2012-11-06)
ISBN / EAN: 9780345544292, 0345544293

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Dec. 14, 2012

Movie Title: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Director: Peter Jackson

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett

Official Site: TheHobbit.com

A second film, The Hobbit: There And Back Again is scheduled for release 7/18/14

Based on: Novel by J.R.R. Tolkien

Tie-in:

The Hobbit (Movie Tie-In)
J.R.R. Tolkien
Retail Price: $13.95
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: HMH/Mariner Books – (2012-09-18)
ISBN / EAN: 0547844972 / 9780547844978

Also, RH/Del Rey mass market

In addition to the trade paperback tie-in edition of the novel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will release several related titles, including a behind-the-scenes book…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Official Movie Guide
Brian Sibley
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books – (2012-11-06)
ISBN / EAN: 054789855X / 9780547898551

… and a behind-the-scenes book for young readers.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey–The World of Hobbits
Paddy Kempshall
Retail Price: $9.95
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books – (2012-11-06)
ISBN / EAN: 0547898738 / 9780547898735

Audio:

The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Retail Price: $19.95
Audio CD:
Publisher: HighBridge Company – (2009-02-19)
ISBN / EAN: 1598878980 / 9781598878981

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DEC 7, 2012 (theaters; VOD, 11/2/12)

Movie Title: Lay the Favorite

Director: Stephen Frears

Cast:

Bruce Willis …Dink Heimowitz
Vince Vaughn …Rosie
Catherine Zeta-Jones …Tulip Heimowitz
Laura Prepon …Holly
Rebecca Hall …Beth Raymere

Trailer: TrailerAddict.com

Based on: Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling by Beth Raymer (RH/Spiegel & Grau, 2010)

Tie-in:

Lay the Favorite: A Story About Gamblers
Beth Raymer
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau – (2012-11-20)
ISBN / EAN: 0385526466 / 9780385526463

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NOV 30, 2012 

Movie Title: Killing Them Softly

Director: Andrew Dominik

Starring:

Brad Pitt …Jackie Cogan
Scoot McNairy …Frankie
Ben Mendelsohn …Russell
James Gandolfini …Mickey
Vincent Curatola …Johnny Amato
Richard Jenkins …Driver
Ray Liotta …Markie Trattman

Based on: Cogan’s Trade by George V. Higgins

Tie-in:

Killing Them Softly (Cogan’s Trade Movie Tie-in Edition)
George V. Higgins
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2012-09-25)
ISBN / EAN: 0307950794 / 9780307950796

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NOV 23, 2012 (Limited;expanding to more theaters later)

Movie Title: Hitchock

Director: Sacha Gervasi

Starring:

Scarlett Johansson … Janet Leigh
Jessica Biel … Vera Miles
Anthony Hopkins … Alfred Hitchcock
Michael Stuhlbarg … Lew Wasserman
James D’Arcy … Anthony Perkins
Helen Mirren … Alma Reville

Official Move Site: HitchcockTheMovie.com

Based on: Hitchcock!: Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello (Dembner Books,  Distributed by Norton, 1990, re-released by Soft Skull Press, 12/24/12):

Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho
Stephen Rebello
Retail Price: $16.95
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Soft Skull Press – (2013-01-15)
ISBN / EAN: 1593765118 / 9781593765118

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Nov. 23 — Limited

Movie Title: Rust & Bone

Director: Jacques Audiard

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Bouli Lanners,Céline Sallette

UK Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Rust and Bone: Stories by Craig Davidson (Norton,2006)
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NOV 21, 2012

Movie Title: Life of Pi

Director: Ang Lee

Starring:

Irrfan Khan … Older Pi

Gérard Depardieu … Frenchman

Suraj Sharma … Pi Patel

Tabu … Pi’s mother

Adil Hussain … Pi’s father

Official movie site: LifeOfPiMovie.com

Based on: Life of Pi, Yann Martel

Tie-ins:

Life of Pi (Movie Tie-In)
Yann Martel
Retail Price: $15.95
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books – (2012-10-02)
ISBN / EAN: 0547848412 / 9780547848419

Audio CD:

Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Retail Price: $29.95
Audio CD:
Publisher: HighBridge Company – (2012-05-09)
ISBN / EAN: 1611748755 / 9781611748758

Behind-the-scenes book:

The Making of Life of Pi: A Film, a Journey
Jean-Christophe Castelli
Retail Price: $35.00
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Harper Design – (2012-10-30)
ISBN / EAN: 0062114131 / 9780062114136

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Nov. 21, 2012

Movie Title: Rise of the Guardians

Directors: Peter RamseyWilliam Joyce

Voices of:

Hugh Jackman …Bunnymund / The Easter Bunny
Chris Pine …Jack Frost
Jude Law …Pitch
Isla Fisher …Tooth / The Tooth Fairy
Alec Baldwin …North / Santa Clause

Official Movie Site RiseOfTheGuardians.com

Based on: the picture and chapter book series by William Joyce

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Nov. 21, 2012

Movie Title: The Silver Linings Playbook

Director: David O. Russell

Starring:

Jennifer Lawrence … Tiffany
Bradley Cooper … Pat Peoples
Robert De Niro
Julia Stiles

One of The Playlist‘s 50 Most Anticipated Films of 2012

Based on: The Silver Linings Playbook, first novel by Matthew Quick (FSG; Sep 2, 2008). Nancy Pearl selected it as one of Summer’s Best Books, 2009, on NPR

Official Trailer: Yahoo! Movies

Facebook Page: FaceBook.com/SilverLiningsPlaybook

Tie-in:

The Silver Linings Playbook [movie tie-in edition]l
Matthew Quick
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books – (2012-10-16)
ISBN / EAN: 0374533571 / 9780374533571

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Nov. 20, 2012

Movie Title: Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy

Director: Rob Heydon

Starring:

Adam Sinclair …Lloyd Buist
Kristin Kreuk …Heather Thompson
Billy Boyd …Woodsy

Trailer: imdb.com

Based on: Book by Irvine Welsh

Tie-in:

Ecstasy (Movie Tie-in Edition) 
Irvine Welsh
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company – (2012-04-16)
ISBN / EAN: 0393343170 / 9780393343175

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NOV 16, 2012 (limited)

Movie Title: Anna Karenina

Director: Joe Wright

Starring:

Keira Knightley … Anna Karenina
Aaron Johnson … Count Vronsky
Jude Law … Alexei Karenin
Matthew Macfadyen … Oblonsky
Kelly Macdonald … Dolly
Emily Watson … Countess Lydia

Official Site: FocusFeatures.com/Anna_Karenina

Based on: Novel by Leo Tolstoy

Tie-in:

Anna Karenina: Official Tie-in Edition 
Leo Tolstoy
Retail Price: $12.95
Paperback: 976 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2012-10-16)
ISBN / EAN: 0345803922 / 9780345803924

The screenplay, by Tom Stoppard, is also being released

Anna Karenina: The Screenplay
Tom Stoppard
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 0 pages
Publisher: Random House Inc (T) – (2012-11-13)
ISBN / EAN: 0345805658 / 9780345805652

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NOV 16, 2012

Movie Title: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

Director: Bill Condon

Starring:

Kristen Stewart …Bella
Robert Pattison …Edward Cullen
Dakota Fanning …Jane
Taylor Lautner …Jacob Black

Official Movie Site: BreakingDawn-TheMovie.com

Based on: Final book in the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Tie-in:

The Twilight Saga: The Complete Film Archive: Memories, Mementos, and Other Treasures from the Creative Team Behind the Beloved Motion Pictures
Robert Abele
Retail Price: $39.99
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers – (2012-10-09)
ISBN / EAN: 0316222461 / 9780316222464

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NOV 9, 2012 (limited; opens wide on Nov. 16)

Movie Title: Lincoln

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt …Robert Todd Lincoln
Daniel Day-Lewis …Abraham Lincoln
Tommy Lee Jones …Thaddeus Stevens
James Spader
Jackie Earle Haley …Alexander Stephens
John HawkesLee Pace …Fernando Wood
Sally Field …Mary Todd Lincoln
David Strathairn …Secretary of State William Seward
Hal Holbrook

Based on:  Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book Team of Rivals– but focusing on just the last four months of Lincoln’s life.

Official Movie Site: TheLincolnMovie.com

Tie-in:

Team of Rivals: Lincoln Film Tie-in Edition
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Retail Price: $21.00
Paperback: 944 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster – (2012-10-16)
ISBN / EAN: 1451688091 / 9781451688092

Tie-in Audio — S&S Audio

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OCT 26, 2012

Movie Title: Cloud Atlas

Directors: Andy and Lana Washowski (The Matrix) & Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run)

Starring:

Tom Hanks
Jim Sturgess
Halle Berry
Hugo Weaving
Susan Sarandon
Hugh Grant
Jim Broadbent

Based on: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (Random House, 2004)

Official Movie Site: CloudAtlas.WarnerBros.com

Tie-in:

Cloud Atlas: Movie Tie-in
David Mitchell
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 528 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks – (2012-10-02)
ISBN / EAN: 0812984412 / 9780812984415

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OCT 26, 2012 (Limited)

Movie Title: The Loneliest Planet

Director: Julia Loktev

Starring:

Hani Furstenberg … Nica
Gael García Bernal … Alex
Bidzina Gujabidze … Dato

Based on: “Expensive Trips Nowhere,” short story by Tom Bissell, in God Lives in St. Petersburg (RH/Vintage, 2003)
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OCT 19, 2012

Movie Title: Alex Cross

Director: Rob Cohen

Starring:

Tyler Perry … Dr. Alex Cross

Rachel Nichols … Monica Ashe

Official Movie Site: AlexCrossMovie.com

Based on: Book by James Patterson

Tie-ins:

Alex Cross (Also Published as Cross)
James Patterson
Retail Price:  $14.99
Trade Pbk: 432 pages
Publisher: Hachette/Little, Brown  – (2012-08-28)
ISBN / EAN: 9781455523535, 1455523534

Mass Mkt Pbk: $9.99; 9781455523528, 1455523526

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OCT 19, 2012

Movie Title: Argo

Director: Ben Affleck

Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman

Official Movie Site: ArgoTheMovie.com

Based on: “a selection from The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired Magazine article ‘The Great Escape,‘ by Joshuah Bearman.”

Related Title:  Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History, released in September (Viking) to coordinate with the move. It’s also available inaudio from Blackstone and downloadable audio through OverDrive.

Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
Retail Price:  $26.95
Kindle Edition: 320 pages
Publisher: Viking Adult – (2012-09-13)
ISBN / EAN: 0670026220 / 9780670026227

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OCT 20, 2012; premieres on HBO

Movie Title:  The Girl

Director: Julian Jarrold

Starring:

Toby Jones …Alfred Hitchcock

Sienna Miller …Tippi Hedren

Imelda Staunton …Alma Hitchcock

Official Movie Site: hbo.com/movies/the-girl

Based on:  Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies by Donald Spoto (RH/Three Rivers Press)

No tie-in
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Oct. 5, 2012

Movie Title: Pitch Perfect

Director: Jason Moore

Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Alexis Knapp, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow

Official Movie site: PitchperfectMovie.com

Based on: 2008 nonfiction book of the same title by GQ editor, Mickey Rapkin,

Tie-in:

Pitch Perfect (movie tie-in): The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory
Mickey Rapkin
Retail Price: $16.00
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Penguin/Gotham – (2012-09-04)
ISBN / EAN: 1592408214 / 9781592408214

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Oct. 5, 2012 (NYC; then rolls out to other cities; 10/26, VOD)

Movie Title: Fat Kid Rules the World

Director: Matthew Lilard (Debut)

Official Movie site: FaceBook.com/FatKidRules

Trailer: YouTube

More info: New York magazine, “Vulture,” 9/20/12

Based on: YA novel by K.L. Going, Fat Kid Rules the World (Penguin/Putnam, 2003)

No tie-in

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OCT 5, 2012

Movie Title: The Paperboy

Director: Lee Daniels

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray and Scott Glenn

Based on: Novel by Pete Dexter

Trailer: Yahoo! Movies

Tie-in:

The Paperboy (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Pete Dexter
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks – (2012-09-25)
ISBN / EAN: 0345542215 / 9780345542212

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OCT 5, 2012

Movie Title: Wuthering Heights

Director: Andrea Arnold

Starring:

Kaya Scodelario … Catherine Earnshaw

Nichola Burley …Isabella Linton

James Howson …Heathcliff

UK Trailer

Based on: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights (Movie Tie-In)
Emily Bronte
Retail Price: $11.00
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books – (2012-09-26)
ISBN / EAN: 0143123106 / 9780143123101

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Oct. 1 & 2, 2012

Title: Half the Sky — HBO

Official Site: pbs.org/independentlens/half-the-sky/film/

Based on: Book by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn,

Reissued, with PBS sticker:

Half the Sky
Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl Wudunn
Retail Price: $15.95
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2009-08-22)
ISBN: 9780307273154

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SEPT 29, 2012; series begins on PBS

Series Title: Call the Midwife

Based on Jennifer Worth’s memoirs, released as a tie-in edition in August.

In addition, Harper is publishing a companion volume and there is an audio from HighBridge.

The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Season One and Two
Heidi Thomas
Retail Price: $29.99
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Harper Design – (2012-10-23)
ISBN / EAN: 0062250035 / 9780062250032

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SEPT 21, 2012 (Wide; was in limited release in April)

Movie Title: The Eye of the Storm

Director: Fred Schepisi

Starring:

Geoffrey Rush …Basil Hunter
Dustin Clare …Col
Charlotte Rampling …Elizabeth Hunter
Judy Davis …Dorothy de Lascabanes

Official Movie Site (Australia): TheEyeOfTheStorm.com

Based on: Novel by Patrick White (1973)

Tie-in:

The Eye of the Storm
Patrick White
Retail Price: $15.99
Trade Pbk: 608 pages
Publisher: Picador – (2012-04-19)
ISBN / EAN: 0312595328 / 9780312595326

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SEPT 21, 2012

Movie Title: Perks of Being a Wallflower

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Starring:

Emma Watson … Sam
Nina Dobrev … Candace
Paul Rudd … Bill
Logan Lerman … Charlie
Dylan McDermott … Father

Based on: Book by Stephen Chbosky (also directing and writing the screenplay)

Tie-in:

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky
Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: MTV Books – (2012-08-14)
ISBN / EAN: 1451696191 / 9781451696196

The hardcover has also been re-released

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky
Retail Price: $19.99
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: MTV Books – (2012-08-28)
ISBN / EAN: 1451696205 / 9781451696202

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Aug. 29
Movie Title: Lawless

Director: John Hillcoat

Starring:

Tom Hardy …Forrest
Jessica Chastain …Maggie
Gary Oldman …Floyd Banner
Shia LaBeouf …Jack
Mia Wasikowska …Bertha

One of The Playlist‘s 50 Most Anticipated Films of 2012

Based on: The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story by Matt Bondurant (Scribner, 2009)

Tie-in:

Lawless: A Novel Based on a True Story
Matt Bondurant
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Scribner – (2012-09-11)
ISBN / EAN: 145165894X / 9781451658941

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Aug. 17, NY & LA Only

Movie Title: Cosmopolis

Director: David Cronenberg

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti

Official site: CosmopolisTheFilm.com

Based on: Cosmopolis, Don DeLillo

Tie-ins:

Cosmopolis: A Novel
Don DeLillo
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Scribner – (2012-06-26)
ISBN / EAN: 145168939X / 9781451689396

S&S Audio, 6/26, 9781442357624

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Aug. 17, NY & LA Only

Movie Title: Chicken with Plums

Directors: Vincent ParonnaudMarjane Satrapi

Starring: Mathieu AmalricEdouard Baer and Maria de Medeiros

Official site: ChickenWithPlumsMovie.com

Based on: Graphic Novel, Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi (RH/Pantheon, 2009)

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AUG 10, 2012

Movie Title: The Bourne Legacy

Director: Tony Gilroy

Starring:
Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen

Official Movie Site: TheBourneLegacy.net

Based on: book by Eric Von Lustbader

Tie-in:

The Bourne Legacy
Eric Van Lustbader
Retail Price: $9.99
Paperback: 608 pages
Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks – (2012-06-26)
ISBN / EAN: 1250021626 / 9781250021625

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AUG 10, 2012

Movie Title: Goats

Director: Christopher Neil

Cast:

Vera Farmiga …Wendy
David Duchovny …Goat Man
Keri Russell …Judy

Based on: Goats: A Novel, Mark Jude Poirier, Hyperion, 2002

Trailer: imdb.com

Tie-in: None listed

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AUG 3, 2012

Movie Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (aka, Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3)

Director: David Bowers

Starring:

Steve Zahn … Frank Heffley

Devon Bostick … Rodrick Heffley

Zachary Gordon … Greg Heffley

Rachael Harris … Susan Heffley

Official Movie Site: DiaryOfAWimpyKidMovie.com

Based on: Book by Jeff Kinney

Tie-in: an expanded edition of the earlier The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary (Abrams/Amule, 7/1/12), with updates from the new movie.

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AUG 3, 2012

Movie Title: Total Recall

Director: Len Wiseman

Starring:

Colin Farrell … Doug Quaid/Hauser

Official Movie Site: WelcomeToRecall.com

Based on: Philip K. Dick short story, “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale”; it was also made into an earlier film titled Total Recall, directed by Paul Verhoeven; this one is supposed to be closer to the original (The Wrap, 3/30/11)

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JULY 20, 2012

Movie Title: The Dark Knight Rises

Director: Christopher Nolan

Starring:

Tom Hardy … Bane

Christian Bale … Bruce Wayne / Batman

Liam Neeson … Ra’s al Ghul

Anne Hathaway … Selina Kyle / Catwoman

Joseph Gordon-Levitt … John Blake

Gary Oldman … Jim Gordon

Official Movie Site: TheDarkKnightRises.com

Based on: Batman comics
Tie-in:

The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy
Jody Duncan Jesser, Janine Pourroy
Retail Price: $40.00
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Abrams – (2012-07-20)
ISBN / EAN: 1419703692 / 9781419703690

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July 13, 2012 (limited)

Movie Title: Farewell, My Queen

Director: Benoît Jacquot

Starring:  Diane KrugerLéa Seydoux and Virginie Ledoyen

Based on: Farewell, My Queen: A Novel, Chantal Thomas

Official Web Site: CohenMedia.net/Coming-Soon/Farewell-My-Queen/

Tie-in:

Farewell, My Queen: A Novel
Chantal Thomas
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Touchstone – (2012-07-10)
ISBN / EAN: 147670645X / 9781476706450

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July 13, 2012 (limited)

Movie Title: Trishna

Director: Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed

Facebook page: TrishnaFilm

UK Trailer: The Guardian

Based on: Tess of the D’Ubervilles, Thomas Hardy — set in contemporary India

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JULY 6, 2012

Movie Title: Savages

Director: Oliver Stone

Starring:

Blake Lively … O

Trevor Donovan … Matt

John Travolta … Dennis

Benicio Del Toro … Lado

Uma Thurman … Paqu

Based on: Novel by Don Winslow

Official Movie Site: SavagesFilm.com

Tie-ins: Trade Pbk, 6/5, (97814516671580);

Mass Market Pbk, 5/29, (9781451672534)

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JUL 3 2012

Movie Title: The Amazing Spider-Man

Director: Marc Webb

Starring:

Andrew Garfield … Peter Parker / Spider-Man

Irrfan Khan … Nels Van Adder / Proto-Goblin

Denis Leary … George Stacy

Official Movie Site: TheAmazingSpiderman.com

Based on: Spiderman comics

Tie-ins:

Amazing Spider-Man: The Movie Prelude
Marvel Comics
Retail Price: $9.99
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2012-07-04)
ISBN / EAN: 0785164995 / 9780785164999

Amazing Spider-Man – Vulture: Young Readers Novel
Joe Caramagna
Retail Price: $6.99
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2012-06-20)
ISBN / EAN: 0785164766 / 9780785164760

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JUN 22, 2012

Movie Title: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

Producer: Tim Burton

Official Trailer: YouTube

Based on: Book by Seth Grahame-Smith

Tie-ins:

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Seth Grahame-Smith
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing – (2012-04-03)
ISBN / EAN: 1455510173 / 9781455510177

Mass Mkt, 9781455510184, 1455510181; 7.99

Audio:Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Seth Grahame-Smith, Scott Holst
April 3, 2012;  $17.99
9781611132151, 1611132150

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JUN 8, 2012

Movie Title: The Woman in the Fifth

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas

Official Movie Site: WomanInTheFifth-Movie.com

Based on: Novel by Douglas Kennedy (Atria, 7/5/11)

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JUN 8, 2012

Movie Title: Bel Ami

Directors: Declan DonnellanNick Ormerod

Starring: Robert Pattison, Christina Ricci, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas

Trailer: YouTube

Based on: novel by Guy de Maupassant; re-released by RH/Vintage Classics,

Bel Ami (Vintage Classics)
Guy De Maupassant
Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: RH/Vintage – (2010-10-05)
ISBN / EAN: 0307740889 / 9780307740885

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MAY 28– HBO

Movie Title: Hemingway and Gellhorn

Director: Philip Kaufman

Cast:

Nicole Kidman … Martha Gellhorn
Clive Owen … Ernest Hemingway

Official Movie Site: HBO

Trailer: FilmoFilia

Not based on a particular book. Gellhorn was the inspiration for Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls

Norton is republishing Hemingway: The 1930s Through the Final Years by Michael Reynolds in trade pbk. to tie in with the film.

Hemingway: The 1930s through the Final Years
Michael S. Reynolds
Retail Price: $24.95
Paperback: 800 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company – (2012-04-16)
ISBN / EAN: 0393343200 / 9780393343205

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Jun 1, 2012

Movie Title: Snow White and the Huntsman

Director: Rupert Sanders

Starring:

Kristen Stewart … Snow White

Charlize Theron  … The Evil Queen

Official Web Site: SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman.com

Based on: Grimm fairy tale

Novelization:

Snow White and the Huntsman
Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, Hossein Amini
Retail Price: $12.99
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Hachette/LBYR/Poppy – (2012-04-17)
ISBN / EAN: 0316213276 / 9780316213271

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May 18, 2012

Movie Title: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Director: Kirk Jones

Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock

Trailer: WhatToExpect.com/what-to-expect-movie/trailer.aspx

Based on: What to Expect When You’re Expecting, pregnancy manual by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel

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May 11, 2012 (limited and VOD)

Movie Title: Hick

Director: Derick Martini

Starring:
Chloe Moretz … Luli McMullen
Blake Lively … Glenda
Juliette Lewis … Tammy
Alec Baldwin

Status: Debuting at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sept., 2011

Trailer

Based on: Coming-of-age novel by Andrea Portes, Unbridled Books, 2007

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May 4, 2012

Movie Title: The Avengers

Director: Josh Whedon

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr.; Chris Evans; Edward Norton; Samuel L. Jackson

Based on: Marvel comic series by Stan Lee

Official Movie Site: Marvel.com/Avengers_Movie

Tie-ins:

Marvel is releasing a three-issue limited series titled Marvel’s The Avengers: Black Widow Strikes (more info here)

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MAY 4, 2012

Movie Title: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Director: John Madden

Starring:

Bill Nighy

Maggie Smith

Tom Wilkinson

Judi Dench

Dev Patel

Official Web Site: Fox Searchlight (shows UK release date)

Based on: These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach (2004; Chatto & Windus, London)

The first U.S. publication is the tie-in:

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Deborah Moggach
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Pbks – (2012-1-24)
ISBN / EAN: 0812982428 / 9780812982428

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MAY 4, 2012 (VOD release prior)

Movie title: Meeting Evil

Director: Chris Fisher

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson and Leslie Bibb

Based on: 1992 novel by Thomas Berger

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APRIL 27, 2012 (NYC and LA; expands through May; check movie site for locations)

Movie Title: Headhunters — Norwegian-language
Director:  Morten Tyldum
Starring:

Aksel Hennie … Roger Brown
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau … Clas Greve
Synnøve Macody Lund … Diana Brown

Official Movie Site: MagPictures.com/Headhunters

Headhunters (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Jo Nesbo
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: RH/Vintage – (2012-04-17)
ISBN / EAN: 0345803477 / 9780345803474

APRIL 20, 2012 (limited)

Movie Title: The Eye of the Storm

Director: Fred Schepisi

Starring:

Geoffrey Rush …Basil Hunter
Dustin Clare …Col
Charlotte Rampling …Elizabeth Hunter
Judy Davis …Dorothy de Lascabanes

Official Movie Site (Australia): TheEyeOfTheStorm.com.au

Based on: Novel by Patrick White (1973)

Tie-in:

The Eye of the Storm
Patrick White
Retail Price: $15.99
Trade Pbk: 608 pages
Publisher: Picador – (2012-04-19)
ISBN / EAN: 0312595328 / 9780312595326

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APRIL 20, 2012

Movie Title: The Lucky One

Director: Scott Hicks

Starring:

Zac Efron … Logan Thibault

Blythe Danner

Taylor Schilling … Beth Clayton

Jay R. Ferguson … Keith Clayton

Riley Thomas Stewart … Ben Clayton

Official Movie Site: TheLuckyOneMovie.com

Based on: The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, 2008)

Tie-in:

The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing – (2012-02-28)
ISBN / EAN: 1455508969 / 9781455508969

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APRIL 20, 2012 (Possibly NYC only)

Movie Title: The Moth Diaries

Director: Mary Harron

Starring:

Scott Speedman … Mr. Davies
Sarah Bolger … Rebecca
Sarah Gadon … Lucie
Lily Cole … Ernessa

Based on: YA novel by Rachel Klein

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April 20, 2012

Movie Title: Think Like a Man

Director: Tim Story

Starring: Chris Brown (hip-hop star, on probation for assaulting his  former girlfriend, singer Rihanna. Anderson Cooper blasted him for taking the part).

Official Web Site: ThinkLikeAMan-Movie.com

Based on: Self-help book by Steve Harvey, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man

Tie-in:

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man Movie Tie-in Edition: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
Steve Harvey
Retail Price: $13.99
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Amistad – (2012-01-31)
ISBN / EAN: 0062190989 / 9780062190987

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April 22 & 29, 2012 — PBS
Series title: Birdsong

An adaptation of Sebastian Faulk’s novel about lovers torn apart by World War I. Eddie Redmayne (The Pillars of the Earth) plays Stephen Wrayford, whose pre-war affair with Isabelle Azaire (Clemence Poesy, Harry Potter films) has an enduring effect on him as he fights in the trenches.

Based on: book by Sebastian Faulks

Tie in:

Birdsong (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Vintage International)
Sebastian Faulks
Retail Price: $15.95
Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2012-04-03)
ISBN / EAN: 0345802896 / 9780345802897

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APRIL 27, 2012 

Movie Title: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Director: Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt

Voices of :Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

Official Web site: ThePirates-Movie.com

Based on: The first two books from a series by Gideon Defoe

Tie-in:

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Adventure with Scientists & An Adventure with Ahab
Gideon Defoe
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2012-02-28)
ISBN / EAN: 0345802489 / 9780345802484

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APRIL 27, 2012

Movie Title: The Raven

Director: James McTeigue

Starring: John Cusack as Edgar Allen Poe

Official Web Site: TheRavenMovie.com

Story: A serial killer bases his methods of killing on Poe’s stories (beginning with The Murders in the Rue Morgue and The Pit and Pendulum and working his way through other stories). Poe is called in to help solve the crime.

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April 15, 2012 — PBS premiere 

Movie Title:  Mystery of Edwin Drood

Director: Diarmuid Hughes

Starring: Matthew Rhys, Tamzin Merchant, Freddie Fox

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April 1 & 8, 2012

Great Expectations — PBS Premiere — two-part series

Director: Brian Kirk

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Douglas Booth, Ray Winstone

Official Web Site: PBS

Trailer: YouTube

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April 1, 2012 — HBO Series Begins

TV Series:  Game of Thrones, Season Two

Official Web Site: HBO/Game of Thrones

Based on: A Clash of Kings, vol 2 in A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin

Tie-in

A Clash of Kings (HBO Tie-in Edition): A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Two
George R.R. Martin
Retail Price: $18.00
Paperback: 784 pages
Publisher: RH/Bantam – (2012-03-06)
ISBN / EAN: 0345535413 / 9780345535412

Also available’  mass market (9780345535429) and audio (9780449011102)

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April 6, 2012, limited (available On Demand beginning Feb. 8)

Movie Title: The Hunter

Director: Daniel Nettheim

Starring: Willem Dafoe

Official site: TheHunterMovie.com

Based on: novel by Julia Leigh

Tie-in:

The Hunter
Julia Leigh
Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) – (2001-12-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0142000027 / 9780142000021

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Mar 30, 2012 (theatrical release; On Demand on 2/24)

Movie Title: Goon

Director: Michael Dowse

Starring: Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber

Official Web Site: MagnetReleasing.com/Goon

Based on: Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey into Minor League Hockey, by Adam Frattasio and Doug Smith, PublishAmerica, 2002, 9781591293026

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Mar. 30, 2012

Movie Title: Mirror, Mirror

Director: Tarsem Singh

Starring:

Julia Roberts …Evil Queen
Lily Collins …Snow White
Armie Hammer …Prince Andrew Alcott
Sean Bean …The King
Nathan Lane …Brighton

Official Web Site: MirrorMirrorFilm.com

Based on: Brothers Grimm tale

Ages 4 to 8:

Mirror Mirror: The Movie Storybook
Jenne Simon
Retail Price: $3.99
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. – (2012-02-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0545436745 / 9780545436748

Ages 7 to 10:

Mirror Mirror: The Movie Novel
Lexi Ryals
Retail Price: $5.99
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. – (2012-02-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0545436753 / 9780545436755

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Mar. 23, 2012

Movie Title: The Hunger Games

Based on: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

Director: Gary Ross

Starring:

Jennifer Lawrence … Katniss Everdeen

Liam Hemsworth … Gale Hawthorne

Elizabeth Banks … Effie Trinket

Josh Hutcherson … Peeta Mellark

Stanley Tucci … Caesar Flickerman

Woody Harrelson … Haymitch

Willow Shields … Primrose Everdeen

Amandla Stenberg … Rue

Leven Rambin … Glimmer

Wes Bentley … Seneca Crane

Paula Malcomson … Mrs. Everdeen

Dayo Okeniyi … Thresh

Note: The second title in the series, Catching Fire, is scheduled for Nov. 22, 2013

Status: The first full-length trailer debuted on Good Morning America, 11/14/11

Tie-ins: an Official Illustrated Movie Companion as well as a regular tie-in edition. Both will be released by Scholastic on Feb. 7.

The Hunger Games: Movie Tie-in Edition
Suzanne Collins
Retail Price: $12.99
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. – (2012-02-07)
ISBN / EAN: 0545425115 / 9780545425117

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The Hunger Games: Official Illustrated Movie Companion
Kate Egan
Retail Price: $18.99
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. – (2012-02-07)
ISBN / EAN: 0545422906 / 9780545422901

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The Hunger Games Tribute Guide (Hunger Games Trilogy)
Emily Seife
Retail Price: $7.99
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Press – (2012-02-07)
ISBN / EAN: 0545457823 / 9780545457828

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The World of the Hunger Games
Kate Egan
Retail Price: $17.99
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. – (2012-03-23)
ISBN / EAN: 0545425123 / 9780545425124

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Mar. 23, 2012 (NYC Only)

Title: The Trouble with Bliss (formerly East Fifth Bliss)

Director: Michael Knowles

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Brie Larson, Peter Fonda, Lucy Liu, Brad William Henke, Sarah Shahi, and Chris Messina

Web Site: TheTroubleWithBliss.com

Based on: East Fifth Bliss, Douglas Light, Behler Publ., 2006

Tie-in:

The Trouble with Bliss, Dreamscape Audio and downloadable via OverDrive

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March 9, 2012

Movie Title: John Carter of Mars

Director: Andrew Stanton

Starring:

Taylor Kitsch … John Carter

Mark Strong … Matai Shang

Willem Dafoe … Tars Tarkas

Polly Walker … Sarkoja

Dominic West … Sab Than

Official Web Site: Disney.com/JohnCarter

Based on: A Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs (first published as a book in 1917).

Tie-ins:

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic pulp fiction John Carter series, also referred to as the Barsoom series, predates his Tarzan series, and was the basis of several graphic novels.

There are numerous movie tie-ins (including coloring and activity books, indicating the movie is expected to attract kids).

The Library of America is publishing a “deluxe, Illustrated collector’s edition,” with an intro by Junot Diaz (he writes, “A Princess of Mars is singularly important, in that it innovated the grammar for the American version of the lost world romance.”)

A Princess of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Retail Price: $20.00
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Library of America – (2012-04-12)
ISBN / EAN: 1598531654 / 9781598531657

The Disney Book Group is releasing a novelization, which also includes original text of A Princess of Mars, for ages 13 and up.

John Carter: The Movie Novelization: Also includes: A Princess of Mars
Stuart Moore, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Retail Price: $9.99
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: Disney Editions – (2012-02-07)
ISBN / EAN: 1423165586 / 9781423165583

Marvel is releasing a “prequel” (ages “13 to 99″ — if you’re 100 or over, you’re out of luck)

John Carter: World Of Mars
Peter David
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2012-02-15)
ISBN / EAN: 0785160418 / 9780785160410

Plus a new graphic novel based on the original book (also ages “13 to 99″),

John Carter: A Princess of Mars (John Carter of Mars)
Roger Langridge
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2012-02-15)
ISBN / EAN: 0785160426 / 9780785160427

Aimed at collectors, Marvel is also releasing a pricey omnibus of various classic 1970′s graphic novels based on the series, (ages “13 to 99″),

John Carter, Warlord of Mars Omnibus
Marv Wolfman, Chris Claremont, Peter Gillis, Bill Mantlo
Retail Price: $99.99
Hardcover: 632 pages
Publisher: Marvel – (2012-02-22)
ISBN / EAN: 0785159908 / 9780785159902

The Disney Book Group is releasing collections of the original novels (the series is in the public domain, so there are several other editions as well as audio versions available. Ebook versions are available from OverDrive.)

Collected John Carter of Mars, The (A Princess of MarsGods of Mars, and Warlord of Mars)
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Retail Price: $16.99
Paperback: 768 pages
Publisher: Disney Editions – (2012-02-07)
ISBN / EAN: 1423154266 / 9781423154266

Other volumes in the series are:

Collected John Carter of Mars, The (Swords of Mars, Synthetic Men of Mars, Llana

Collected John Carter of Mars, The (Thuvia, Maid of Mars; The Chessmen of Mars

Disney is also realeasing an “art of the movie” tie-in,

Art of Disney John Carter, The (Introduction by Andrew Stanton / Afterword by Ryan Church): A Visual Journey
Josh Kushins
Retail Price: $50.00
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Disney Editions – (2012-03-06)
ISBN / EAN: 1423154924 / 9781423154921

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Mar. 2, 2012

Movie Title: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Starring:
Ewan McGregor as a scientist who helps introduce salmon to the Highland waters in Yeman and falls in love with one of the sheik’s aides (Emily Blunt). Also starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Rachael Sterling

Based on: Satiric novel by Paul Torday (HMH, 2007), a best-seller in the U.K. Published here, to more modest sales.

Trailer: YouTube

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Mar 10, 2012

HBO Film: Game Change

Producer: Playtone (Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman)

Director: Jay Roach

Starring: Julianne Moore (Sarah Palin), Ed Haris (John McCain), Woody Harrelson (Steve Schmidt, McCain’s campaign strategist)

Based on: Book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin about  John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign (Harper, 2010).

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March 2, 2012

Movie Title: The Lorax, 2012

3-D animated feature

Studio: Universal Pictures

Directors: Chris Renaud, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio

Voices:

Zac Efron … Ted

Ed Helms … Once-ler

Taylor Swift … Audrey

Betty White …

Danny DeVito … The Lorax

Official Movie Site: TheLoraxMovie.com

Based on: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (RH, 1971)

Tie-ins:

The Lorax Pop-Up!
Dr. Seuss
Retail Price: $29.99
Hardcover: 18 pages
Publisher: Robin Corey Books – (2012-01-10)
ISBN / EAN: 0375860355 / 9780375860355

Step into Reading Titles:

Look for the Lorax (Step into Reading)
Tish Rabe
Trade Pbk 9780375869990; $3.99
Hdbk. Library Bindg 978-0-375-96999-7; $12.99
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers – (2012-01-10)
Age Range 4 to 6 yrs

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How to Help the Earth-By The Lorax (Step into Reading)
Tish Rabe
Trade Pbk 978-0-375-86977-8; $3.99
Hdbk. Library Binding: 978-0-375-96977-5; $12.99
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers – (2012-01-10)
Age Range: 5 to 8 years

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Mar. 2, 2012 (limited)

Movie Title: Being Flynn 

Director: Paul Weitz

Starring: Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore, Lili Taylor

Based on: Another Bullshit Night in Suck Citymemoir, by Nick Flynn (Norton, 2004)

Official Web Site: FocusFeatures

Tie-in:

Being Flynn (Movie Tie-in Edition) 
Nick Flynn
Retail Price: $15.95
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company – (2012-02-06)
ISBN / EAN: 0393341496 / 9780393341492

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FEB 17, 2012

Movie title: Arrietty

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Starring:

Mirai Shida … Arietty (voice)

Ryûnosuke Kamiki … Shô (voice)

Shinobu Ohtake … Homily (voice) (as Shinobu Ôtake)

Keiko Takeshita … Sadoko (voice)

Tatsuya Fujiwara … Spiller (voice)

Tomokazu Miura … Pod (voice)

Kirin Kiki … Haru (voice)

Inspired By: The Borrowers by Mary Norton

UK reviews are strong

Official Web Site: Disney.go.com/official-sites/arrietty/index 

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FEB 10, 2012

Movie title: The Vow

Director: Michael Sucsy

Starring:

Rachel McAdams … Paige
Channing Tatum … Leo
Jessica Lange

Based on: a true story, re-released as a tie-in with a new chapter.

The Vow: The True Events that Inspired the Movie
Kim Carpenter, Krickitt Carpenter, Dana Wilkerson
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: B&H Books – (2012-02-10)
ISBN / EAN: 143367579X / 9781433675799

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FEB 3, 2012

Movie title: The Woman in Black

Director: James Watkins

Starring:

Daniel Radcliffe … Arthur Kipps

Ciarán Hinds … Mr. Daily

Janet McTeer … Mrs Daily

Based on: The Woman in Black, Susan Hill, 1986; it was also adapted as a long-running stage play and a TV movie

Tie-in:

The Woman in Black (Movie Tie-in Edition): A Ghost Story
Susan Hill
Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage – (2012-01-03)
ISBN / EAN: 0307745317 / 9780307745316

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FEB 3, 2012

Movie title: Big Miracle

Director: Ken Kwapis

Starring:

Kristen Bell

Drew Barrymore … Rachel Kramer

John Krasinski … Adam Carlson

Dermot Mulroney

Official Movie Site: EverybodyLovesWhales.com

Based on: Freeing the Whales, by Thomas Rose

Tie-in:

Big Miracle
Tom Rose
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin – (2011-12-20)
ISBN / EAN: 0312625197 / 9780312625191

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JAN 27, 2012

Movie Title: One for the Money

Director: Julie Ann Robinson

Starring:

Katherine Heigl … Stephanie Plum

Daniel Sunjata … Ranger

Jason O’Mara … Joe Morelli

Patrick Fischler … Vinnie Plum

Cristina Aloe … Connie

Based on: One for the Money, Janet Evanovich

Official Movie Site: OneForTheMoneyFilm.com

Tie-in:

One for the Money (Movie Tie-in) (Stephanie Plum)
Janet Evanovich
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin – (2011-11-22)
ISBN / EAN: 0312600739 / 9780312600730

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JAN 27, 2012 (after a limited Oscar-qualifying run in Dec)

Movie Title: Albert Nobbs

Director: Rodrigo Garcia

Starring: Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Janet McTeer

Based on: The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, by the Irish wirter, George Moore

Official Web Site: AlbertNobbs-TheMovie.com

Tie-in:

Albert Nobbs: A Novella
George Moore
Retail Price: $10.00
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) – (2011-12-21)
ISBN / EAN: 0143122525 / 9780143122524

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Jan 27, 2011 (limited release in NYC, Dec. 9)

Movie Title: We Need to Talk about Kevin

Director: Lynne Ramsay

Starring:

George John C. Reilly … Franklin

Tilda Swinton … Eva

Ezra Miller … Kevin

Based on: The novel, We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver

Tie-in:

We Need to Talk About Kevin tie-in: A Novel (P.S.)
Lionel Shriver
Retail Price: $14.99
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial – (2011-12-27)
ISBN / EAN: 0062119044 / 9780062119049

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JAN 20, 2012

Movie Title:  Coriolanus

Director: Ralph Fiennes

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerald Butler, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave

Official Movie Site: WeinsteinCo.com

Based on: play by William Shakespeare

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JAN 20, Wide (premiered on DEC 25 in a limited Oscar-qualifying run)

Movie Title: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Director: Stephen Daldry

Status: Scheduled for limited Christmas release to qualify for the Oscars; to open wide Jan 20. Director Daldry and producer Scott Rudin have been working on this project for years. As the movie news site, Deadline, nicely understates, the book is “not the easiest film adaptation.”

Starring: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, with John Goodman, Viola Davis and Max von Sydow. Thirteen-year-old Jeopardy winner, Thomas Horn plays Oskar, the nine-year old lead.

Based on: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close MTI: A Novel
Jonathan Safran Foer
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books – (2011-11-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0547735022 / 9780547735023

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JAN 8, 2012

Showtime Series, House of Lies begins

Starring: Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, and Dawn Oliveri

Based on: House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn, (Business Pluss/Warner Books, 2005)

Tie-in:

House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time
Martin Kihn
Retail Price: $15.99
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Business Plus – (2006-03-08)
ISBN / EAN: 0446696382 / 9780446696388

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JAN 6, 2012, NYC Only

Movie Title: Norwegian Wood

Director: Anh Hung Trang

Starring: Rinko Kikuchi (nominated for an Oscar for Babel)

Based on: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami. The author’s first major hit in Japan. The movie was released in that country in 2010. It is scored by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead.

Official Trailer: SodaPictures.com/NorwegianWood

Norwegian Wood (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Vintage International)
Haruki Murakami
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: RH/Vintage – (2012-01-03)
ISBN / EAN: 030795062X / 9780307950628