Released the same year as Jurassic Park, the legendary Roger Corman produced Carnosaur, also based on a novel about genetically engineered dinosaurs, which had a much smaller budget but a significantly weirder plot as dinosaur test subjects escape a lab and go on a rampage in the surrounding desert and nearby town.
Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams team-up to bring Matt Ruff’s 2016 horror novel Lovecraft Country to HBO in August, which follows Atticus Freeman as he journeys across 1950s Jim Crow America looking for his missing father.
HBO is bringing one of the most recent Stephen King novels to TV next year with an adaptation of the horror/mystery thriller The Outsider starring Ben Mendelsohn, Jason Bateman, and Cynthia Erivo.
Based on the novel by Joe Hill, NOS4A2 stars Zachary Quinto as the evil Charlie Manx, who drains children of their souls and deposits them in an alternate universe called Christmasland. A young artist named Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings) discovers she can track Manx and sets out to stop him.
Far surpassing the 1981 film it was the theme song for, “Endless Love” by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross was a gigantic smash hit, becoming the second biggest song of the year and earning Oscar, Golden Globe and multiple Grammy award nominations.
Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon co-star in a new adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic Fahrenheit 451 for HBO, where Michael B. Jordan is a rookie “fireman” who burns books with his team as all books have been made illegal by the government.
Steven Spielberg is bringing Ernest Cline’s pop culture filled adventure Ready Player One to the big screen next spring as teenager Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) tries to find an “Easter Egg” in the VR world of Oasis left by it’s creator before an evil corporation finds it and gains total control.