Nine popular TV series, based on the book
The last 10 years can be called "the decade of adaptation." many films have been made and TV series on the popular book bestsellers, both current and old. And sometimes it happens that even die-hard fans of a particular show and do not realize that the basis for his story served as a novel or a short story. nine successful and popular TV series, based on the book presented in our current collection.
1. Game of Thrones
One of the most famous contemporary TV series is based on the cycle of books "A Song of Ice and Fire" author George RR Martin. Drama fantasy series, which takes place in a fictional medieval world, for the fifth season excites the audience with unexpected, sometimes even shocking plot twists. A characteristic feature of "Game of Thrones" is the absence of a strictly positive and strictly negative characters: all characters make both good and ambiguous (and sometimes frankly bad) deeds.
There is hardly a person who has never heard of the famous Sherlock Holmes, the great detective fictional writer Conan Doyle. Stories about the genius detective have been filmed countless times, but the modern Sherlock series is considered one of the most original adaptation.
3. Sex and the City
comic and melodramatic series, which raises urgent questions today, sex, feminism, casual relationships, and the role of women in modern society, has won a lot of fans around the world. However, not all of them know that the series is based on the eponymous book by journalist and writer Kendess Bushnell.
4. House of Cards
The modern series in the genre of political drama is an adaptation of the eponymous mini-series, which in turn was based on the book by Michael Dobbs. Betrayal, revenge and political intrigue, colorfully illustrated in the series, allowed to gain popularity among the audience, and at the moment, "House of Cards" extended already in the fifth season.
The basis for the popular series about a serial killer of criminals operating in depertamente police, served as a novel by Jeffrey Lindsay, "Darkly Dreaming Dexter". Adaptation gained success and positive reviews, just as much as eight seasons the show was filmed.
An incredibly popular in the 70's TV series MASH tells about the difficult everyday life in a military mobile surgical hospital. It was based on the book by Richard Hooker "MASH: A Novel of the three military doctors." The series is characterized by a combination of comedy and serious dramatic moments. "MES" still maintains high ratings and broadcast by many television companies.
7. True Blood
series about vampires in our times sorely much, and "True Blood" attracted viewers not only "horror stories" or originality as dramatic (and sometimes also romantic) plot twists and dark humor. The series is based on the novel by author Charlaine Harris.
8. Orange - hit of the season
The prison - a phenomenon at all-it is not particularly fun, but the writers have managed to create a comedy-drama series about life in a women's prison, based on the autobiography, Piper Kerman. three seasons has been lifted and it is now known that the series renewed for another four seasons.
Detective series about a talented doctor, a subtle psychologist, and along with a serial killer named Hannibal Lecter as strongly attracted the attention of the audience, as well as the aforementioned Dexter. It served as the basis for the series of Thomas Harris, in which movies were filmed before "Silence of the Lambs," "Hannibal" and "Red Dragon."