Book-to-TV/Movie News: 2021 Round-Up

We haven’t done a round-up of YA book-to-movie releases for several months, so there is quite a list here. The studios of the big streaming services seem to have fully recognized the eager audience for YA adaptations, and there are a good number of adaptations already released or in production. So, without further ado, here are the releases since our last round-up, in order of their release dates:

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
Based on the short story by Lev Grossman published in the anthology Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins
Released on Amazon Prime on February 12


Shadow and Bone
Based on the Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
Released as an 8-episode series on Netflix on April 23rd (Production on a Season 2 is already in the works!)


Based on the modern classic Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Released on Netflix on May 7 (after many, many delays…)


Fear Street
Based on the essence of the 50+ novels in the Fear Street series by R.L. Stine
Released on 3-part series on Netflix on June 28


There Is Someone Inside Your House
Based on There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
Coming to Netflix on October 6


One of Us Is Lying
Based on One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus
Coming to Peacock as a series on October 7


I Know What You Did Last Summer
Based on I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan
Coming to Amazon as a series on October 15

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