Top Ten Tuesdays meme is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish and this week’s theme is the books we can’t wait to see on the big screen.
Here is my Top 10:
1. Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss
They already optioned this, so I expect to see a movie soon enough. It will be interesting to see how they will adapt a story with no plot. It will be a difficult one for sure.
My reviews for the books:
The Name of The Wind
The Wise Man’s Fear
2. The Broken Empire by Mark Lawrence
Gritty as gritty goes, I’m dying to see a movie adaptation of this magnificent trilogy. I think Jorg will have millions of fangirls if they ever make it a movie of these books.
My reviews for the books:
Prince of Thorns
King of Thorns
Emperor of Thorns
3. The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
Who wouldn’t want to see Sand dan Glokta on the big screen? Though I’m looking forward to Ferro kicking arse and Bloody Nine going nine kinds of berserk.
My review for the first book here:
The Blade Itself
4. The Prince of Northing by R. Scott Bakker
This is one guaranteed to make the Game of Thrones look like a Disney princess movie. It’s the epitomy of grimdark allright! But I doubt I will see a movie adaptation of it in my lifetime.
My reviews for the series:
The Darkness That Comes Before
The Warrior Prophet
The Thousandfold Thought
5. The Empire Trilogy by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts
Oldies but goodies -this is the second fantasy series I have read after Tolkien and it has a special place in my heart. It features superb political intrigue, a powerful and exceptionally intelligent female lead and a cast of awesome secondary characters. I think it would make a great series of movies. Which reminds, I need to re-read this series and write reviews that’s long overdue too, damnit!
6. The Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist
This is the prequel to The Empire Trilogy (though The Empire Trilogy can be read as a standalone) and the first fantasy series I have read after the Tolkien books. I think it would make a fantastic movie series.
See my reviews for the books:
Magician (Apprentice and Master)
A Darkness in Sethanon
7. Dark Elf Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore
I don’t know about you but I can’t wait to see Drizzt and his magical pet panther Guenhwyvar on the big screen. If they could make an accurate Menzoberranzan it would be a total delight to watch.
8. Dragonlance Chronicles by Margret Weis and Tracy Hickman
This series has millions of fans worldwide, yet they never bothered making movies or even a TV show of it save for that pathetic, 70’s style cartoon pilot. It’s a total shame, really. I hope some day we will get to see Raistlin on the big screen or at least on TV… Some day…
Read my reviews for the books:
Dragons of Autumn Twilight
Dragons of Winter Night
Dragons of Spring Dawning
9.The Chronicles of Amber by Roger Zelazny
It’s such a shame they never made a movie of this cult classic of fantasy literature. It would make a terrific tv series if anything! But movies would be great. I think Benedict Cumberbatch would make a fantastic Corwin!
10. The Elric Saga by Michael Moorcock
Another older cult classic, another way overdue movie adaptation fans have been waiting for decades. Sword and Sorcery is never out of fashion and I think it would be fairly successful if they made movies of the Elric books.
See my review here
Elric Saga: Part 1
What is your top ten?