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Monday, July 18, 2011

Books into Movies!

The First Avenger: Captain America
Cast: Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, Stanley Tucci, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Kenneth Choi
Director: Joe Johnston
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Release Date: July 22nd (wide)
Based On: Captain America, the Marvel Comics series by Ed Brubaker

Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that
turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain
America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to
wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red

Sarah's Key
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Astrup, Melusine Mayance, Frédéric Pierrot, Michel Duchaussoy
Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Release Date: July 22nd (limited)
Based On: SARAH'S KEY by Tatiana de Rosnay

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a 10-year old girl, is taken with her parents
by the French police as they go door-to-door arresting Jewish families
in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother,
Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard --- their secret hiding place
--- and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released.
Sixty-seven years later: Sarah's story intertwines with that of Julia
Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her
research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to
Sarah, and to questions about her own romantic future.

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