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Since the beginning of time, books have been a conduit of learning, a cornerstone of human communication and, most important of all, the primary source for awesome movies.
Just check out the new Robert Pattinson vehicle "Water for Elephants," based on Sara Gruen's bestseller, if you don't believe us -- only a true literary genius could have ever dreamed up that gravity-defying head of hair.
And considering that some of the most beloved movies of the past decade have come straight off of the page -- "Harry Potter, "Twilight" and "The Lord of the Rings" just to name a few -- the marriage between books and film has never been stronger. Get More »
Only a few months ago, Dakota Fanning's rising star landed her the lead role in "If I Stay," based on Gayle Forman's young-adult novel about a teenage musician, her boyfriend and a fatal car accident.
Now, however, the actress has opted not to make the movie.
What could be better than starring in a supernatural drama with a built-in fan base? High school, apparently.
According to a representative, the teen wants to finish her senior year without interruption and will not take on any significant roles until after she graduates next spring. The representative did confirm, however, that Fanning will shoot the two "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" films as scheduled, and may take on a smaller independent film, the L.A. Times reports. Get More »
"Twilight Saga" studio Summit Pictures is trying to hold onto one of their favorite vampires.