The action or process of adapting or being adapted; with respect to this site; something that is adapted; especially : a movie, book, play, etc., that is changed so that it can be presented in another form.

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What fictional body of work is ripe for adaptation [closed]

Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings are famous enough to get adaptations for the big screen, and A Song of Ice and Fire for the small screen. What other literary sources should be adapted specially in ...
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Does the Great Ormond Street Hospital control who can make Peter Pan adaptations?

In 1929, J.M. Barrie transferred the rights to his book Peter Pan to a children's hospital in London, called the Great Ormond Street Hospital. They now receive royalties from all adaptations of the ...
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Have any of Fritz Leiber's works been filmed or optioned for movies/TV?

Wikipedia lists screen adaptations of just one novel and three short stories by prolific Golden Age SF and fantasy writer Fritz Leiber. Are there any other lesser-known adaptations of his work that ...
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Is the TV series The Secret Circle a faithfull reproduction of the book series

I've been watching The Secret Circle recently & was very impressed by it. I found it to be the best among Teen fantasy shows on TV. But it has only 1 season & was cancelled. Wikipedia tells me ...
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Does The Dark Knight Returns fit into the DCAU continuity set up by Bruce Timm?

Bruce Timm seems to be the main connecting factor behind the DCAU Justice League cartoons and Batman Beyond. He's also one of the producer's behind The Dark Knight Returns film. Does this fit into ...
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How is the movie adaptation of R.I.P.D. different from the comic?

How is the movie adaptation of R.I.P.D. different from the comic? There appears to be no wiki for the comic. But seeing as to how the movie is considered to be a flop, I'm curious to know how faithful ...
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Marvel's Iron Man's Comic Connection with the Film

I wonder how much Marvel tries to keep story-lines similar between the movies and the comic books. Lots of things are very different. How come Iron Man's story is different from the comics, like ...
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Is the Dredd 3D script based on a comic?

Is the Dredd 3D script based on a specific Judge Dredd comic? I ask because I find the number of egregious similarities to the Indonesian martial arts film, Serbuan Maut, quite striking. The fact that ...
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Do monsters walk back through Town Portals in Diablo fiction?

In the Diablo I, II, and III video games, the character can create a town portal to come back to town and sell the loot they have aquired, rest, heal up, etc. I know, at least I think I do, that the ...
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Who was the first author to rework another scifi/fantasy authors character?

Philip José Farmer is the first modern author that I know of to rework another authors scifi/fantasy character. He rewrote Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan character from a first person perspective in two ...
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Which movie fits most closely to Dean Koontz's Watchers?

To my knowledge there have been three four attempts to adapt Dean Koontz's novel Watchers to a movie. Watchers Watchers II Watchers 3 Watchers Reborn As from what I've read of these, they all ...