Book to Movie Alert: Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan

The Cloud Atlas, an enthralling debut novel published in 2004, is soon to become a major motion picture directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski. During World War II, Louis Belk, a young American bomb disposal sargeant, is sent on a mission to Anchorage, Alaska, to find and disarm the balloon bombs launched by the Japanese, a search that leads him to encounters with a variety of haunting individuals and sends him on a lifelong quest to understand the meaning of faith, friendship, trust, and love. According to this article from The Hollywood Reporter, the cast will have some big-name actors, including Susan Sarandon, Jim Broadbent, Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Hugo Weaving, and Ben Whishaw. Shooting for the film is scheduled for September 2011, giving all you avid readers & moviegoers plenty of time to read the book before the movie comes out.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, this sounds like a great book/movie!