Ben Philippe is a Thrillist Entertainment contributor, and his writing has also appeared on the A.V. Club, Gawker, BuzzFeed, and elsewhere. He is also a black French Canadian, which is a potent cross-section of cool, passive-aggressive, and polite.
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Movies You'll Never Believe Were Based on Books
You've seen it on book covers, libraries, and CVS counter displays: "Now a Major Motion Picture!" In Hollywood, fiction and non-fiction books are the kindling that stokes production slates, acting as source material for everything from blockbuster franchises to indie darlings.
Jan 13, 2016