22 Most Anticipated Books to Movies 2021

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Books to Movies 2021

Here you’ll find books to movies 2021 that are most likely going ahead or getting everything sorted are all right here. I would assume that many more books to movies will be added as their release dates get closer. As things start to settle down around the would, my guess is that more movies based on books willed be pushed forward. So keep coming back for more updates.

The book adaptations on the list are those that I can say with confidence are actually coming out in 2021. Some movie or television series do not have a solid release, only a tentative movie release date in 2021. Most have been confirmed by its movie’s producer, as they are in the process of filming our favorite and most anticipated books to movies 2021.

Let me know what book to movie or tv your excited to see? If you don’t see a movie you like here, check out these book reviews to find some joy!


Books to movies 2021 / film / series / tv shows

Respect (IMDB)

Release date: January 15, 2021

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Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. It stars Jennifer Hudson in the leading role, with Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Karen Clark Sheard, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige.

Amazon | Goodreads | Trailer


Peter Rabbit 2 (IMDB)

Release date: January 15, 2021

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Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be. Starring Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson and James Corden.

Amazon | Goodreads | Trailer


Chaos Walking (The Knife of Never Letting Go) (IMDB)

Release date: January 22, 2021

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Chaos Walking is based on The life of Never Letting go by Patrick Ness. It’s based on a dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others’ thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise. It stars Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, Demián Bichir, Kurt Sutter, Nick Jonas, Cynthia Erivo and David Oyelowo.

Chaos Walking has had many release dates over the past year, so I hope this on sticks.

Amazon | Goodreads


Finding You (There You’ll Find Me) (IMDB)

Release date: January 29, 2021

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This upcoming American coming-of-age comedy-drama film based on the 2011 young adult novel There You’ll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones. The film stars Rose Reid, Jedidiah Goodacre, and Katherine McNamara. Finley, a talented aspiring violinist, meets Beckett, a famous young movie star, on the way to her college semester abroad program in a small coastal village in Ireland.

Amazon | Goodreads


To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before 3 (Always and Forever) (IMDB)

Release date: February 2021

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To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean is the 3rd and final movie of an American teen romantic comedy based on Jenny Han’s To All the Boys series. The movie is starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. The film is based on Always and Forever, Lara Jean and is a sequel to To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020), and the third installment in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before film series.

Amazon | Goodreads


French Exit (IMDB)

Release date: February 12, 2021

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An aging Manhattan socialite living on what’s barely left of her inheritance moves to a small apartment in Paris with her son and cat. The Manhattan heiress finds herself trying to navigate the world the little money she has left. This book to movies stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges.

Amazon | Goodreads


Antler (A Quiet Boy) (IMDB)

Release date: February 19, 2021

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A secluded town in Oregon isn’t as safe as you think it may be. When a middle-school teacher finds herself team up with sheriff brother to find out the mysteries near them. Overtime, they find themselves in trouble with a legendary ancestral creature. It stars Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane, and Amy Madigan. 

Goodreads | Trailers


Without Remorse (IMDB)

Release date: February 26, 2021

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John Clark, a Navy SEAL, goes on a path to avenge his wife’s murder only to find himself inside of a larger conspiracy. The film stars Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Luke Mitchell, Jack Kesy, Brett Gelman, and Colman Domingo.

I don’t know about you but I could look at Michael B. Jordan all day, everyday and be a very happy woman!

Amazon | Goodreads


Fatherhood (Two Kisses for Maddy) (IMDB)

Release date: April 2, 2021

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First, can we all smile together and celebrate the fact that Hollywood decided to go with a primary black cast. We are moving in the right direction!

Maddy’s father is having to raise her as a single dad after his wife died the day after giving birth. It stars Kevin HartAlfre Woodard, Melody Hurd, Lil Rel Howery, Paul Reiser, and DeWanda Wise.

Amazon | Goodreads


Dear Zoe (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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This coming of age book to movie is adorable. Teenager Tess rallies up her biological father, who’s a bit on the lazy side, and a cute juvenile delinquent that lives next to her find a way to cope with her sister’s death. It’s starring Sadie Sink as Tess DeNunzio and Theo Rossi as father.

Amazon | Goodreads


The Stars at Noon (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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We’re taking it back to 1984, with a story like no other. There is heat, anger, fear, and more giving to us from the point of view of an American woman who get stuck around very questionable characters.

This book adaptation of 2021 is starring Robert Pattinson and Margaret Qualley.

Amazon | Goodreads


Mothering Sunday (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Publisher’s Note: A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers’ assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life.

A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman.

Amazon | Goodreads


Infinite (The Reincarnationist Papers) (IMDB)

Release date: May 28, 2020

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Publisher’s note: The electrifying book that introduces readers to the Cognomina, a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives. “Haunted by memories of two past lives, a troubled young man stumbles upon a centuries-old secret society of similar individuals and dares to join their ranks.” Evan Michaels’ now public account takes us into this organization whose members have been agents of change throughout history.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O’Brien and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Amazon | Goodreads


Nine Perfect Strangers (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Nine people set off to a remote health resort. Each one with their own goal in mind, from weight lose to major life changes. Even thought they are surrounded by luxury and elegance they find themselves in a situation no one could predict. This upcoming American drama web television stars Nicole Kidman and Melissa Mccarthy.

Amazon | Goodreads


The Player’s Table (They Wish They Were Us) (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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The Player’s Table is one of our books to movies being adapted into a Hulu TV series based on Jessica Goodman’s YA novel, They Wish They Were Us. It stars two of our favorite ladies – Halsey and Sydney Sweeney will star.

Amazon | Goodreads


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Daisy Jones and the Six (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Daisy Jones & the Six has Amazon in a frenzy. They have turned our beloved book into a mini-series.It’ll star Sam Claflin and Riley Keough as the two main characters.

Daisy Jones is young, stunning, crazy talented and one her way to success. The road to success lands her straight in to path of, The Six, who are also heading toward stardom. This book to movie gives us full access to the behind-the-scene knowledge office in with the music industry. It’s full of sex, drugs, and rock & roll! Starring Riley Keough and Sam Clafin.

Amazon | Goodreads


Americanah (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Publisher’s Note: Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland. Starring Lupita Nyong’o and Zackary Momoh

Amazon | Goodreads


Conversations With Friends (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Hulu is once again giving us a Sally Rooney miniseries. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t a fan of the book for reasons you’ll find in my review of the novel. I have faith it will do well on screen more than on paper.

Lovers at school, the two young women now perform spoken-word poetry together in Dublin, where a journalist named Melissa spots their potential.

Amazon | Goodreads

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A Spark of Light (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Jodi Picoult, A Spark of Light is another book to movie of 2021 being adapted into a mini-series. It stars our favorite rom-com actress, Joey King. You’ll be on the edge of your seats with this one, I’m sure of it.

Amazon | Goodreads


The Shining Girls (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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A serial killer in Chicago during the 1930s stumbles upon a time traveling device. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential. Curtis stalks them through their lives across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back. Starring Elizabeth Moss.

Amazon | Goodreads


There’s Someone Inside Your House (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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Then, one by one, the students of Osborne Hugh begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasingly grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and her feelings for Ollie intensify, Makani is forced to confront her own dark secrets.

Amazon | Goodreads


The Nightingale (IMDB)

Release date: December 22, 2021

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We have been waiting patiently for this book to movie! The Nightingle follows two sister torn apart during World War II. Starring real life sisters, Dakota and Elle Fanning.

Amazon | Goodreads


Blonde (IMDB)

Release date: 2021

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A powerful portrait of Hollywood’s myth and an extraordinary woman’s heartbreaking reality, “Blonde” is a sweeping epic that pays tribute to the elusive magic and devastation behind the creation of the great twentieth-century American star.

Amazon | Goodreads


What did you think of this list of books to movies 2021? Are you as excited as I am? Keep coming back to find more books adaptations for 2021 official release dates. With many studios shut down or behind because of COVID-19, there has been a delay in release dates but I will keep an eye out and post regularly.

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