April 2018 Cinema Adaptations

April 2018 Cinema Adaptations (UK Release Dates)

April

Love, Simon

Based on the book, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Love Simon poster

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online.

Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love.

Director – Greg Berlanti
Stars – Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg
Release Date – 6th April 2018
Run Time – 110 Minutes
Rated – 12A

 


Wonderstruck

Based on the book of the same name by Brian Selznick

Wonderstruck Poster

‘Wonderstruck’ follows the parallel adventures of Ben and Rose, two children from different eras who secretly wish their lives were different, and go on journeys to try and change them.

Ben is desperate to learn who his father was, and Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. They’re both missing something important, and so they each set off on a life-changing quest in search of it.

Director – Todd Haynes
Stars – Amy Hargreaves, Cory Michael Smith, Damian Young, Ekaterina Samsonov
Release Date – 6th April 2018
Run Time – 116 Minutes
Rated – PG

 


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Based on the book of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society poster

‘The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Society’ follows the adventures of Juliet, a journalist who decides to write about the book club held on the island while under German occupation.

Fascinated by the stories of their lives during the Second World War, she strikes up what will ultimately become a life-changing bond with the island’s eccentric inhabitants, and may even find love while she’s at it.

Director – Mike Newell
Stars – Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Lily James, Matthew Goode
Release Date – 20th April 2018
Run Time – 124 Minutes
Rated – 12A

 


Avengers: Infinity War

Based on the comic book characters created by Stan Lee

Avengers poster

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Director – Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Stars – Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt
Release Date – 26th April 2018
Run Time – 156 Minutes
Rated – 12A

 


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