Apple TV’s new series, Foundation. and Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming series, The Wheel of Time, are based on bestselling novels
Some of the biggest movie franchises and television shows in the 21st century are based on novels or a series of novels written by bestselling authors. The 2000s were dominated by movie adaptations of J K Rowling’s, Harry Potter, and J R R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings dominated the global box offices. Many film franchises, such as Hunger Games and Percy Jackson, did try to replicate this success. However, it was the TV series adaptations that gained popularity in the 2010s with hits such as Sherlock, Outlander, The Handmaid's Tale, The Man in the High Castle, The Witcher, Normal People, and of course Game of Thrones based on A Song of Ice and Fire. Several critically. standalone films Perks of Being a Wallflower, Gone Girl, A Time To Kill, The Shawshank Redemption, Jurassic Park, The Shining, Little Women, and many more have been adapted from best-selling novels.
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