Books on the Big Screen – Summer 2010

Some really popular books are going to be on the big screen this summer! I’m excited to see how they stack up to the books, and although the books are always better, I love seeing my favorite characters in the theater! Here are a few movies to look forward to this summer:

Eat Pray Love is based on the bestselling memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert…Newly divorced Liz (played by Julia Roberts) decides to take a journey of self discovery and travel to Italy, India, and Bali.  In theaters August 13th.

Twilight Saga: Eclipse, based on the third book in the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer. Out in theaters June 30th:

Ramona and Beezus is based on the beloved Ramona Series by Beverly Cleary (the bestselling books have sold over 30 million copies) and brings to life of young Ramona Quimbly and her big sister Beezus. Release date, July 23rd.

Beastly is based on the novel of the same name by Alex Flinn and is a modern retelling of the classic “Beauty and the Beast”. Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Alex Pettyfer, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter Krause, this movie will be released on July 30th.