The Expansion - THE MOVIE!

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The Expansion - THE MOVIE!

Post by aussiebooklover » 03 Sep 2017, 14:55

When I read "The Expansion" I had the impression to see scenes from a movie. Personally I hope one day this will actually happen - I think it would be a great story for the big screen.
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Post by Kalin Adi » 09 Sep 2017, 20:48

I really enjoyed reading the book, so I support your idea. This book can be a great movie in the big screen.

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Post by Monaatee » 23 Sep 2017, 16:23

Most likely, as has happened to books that have become movies, it disappoints i.e 50 shades of grey, the intensity and intricate details present in the hardcopy/book is lost which is sad but then understandable because any movie that gives us exactly what is in the book would last probably a week and be difficult to watch especially in the cinema. I so I hope for your sake the movie will be at least 6/10 compared to the book
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Post by gaporter » 22 Oct 2017, 14:04

I think you might be on to something here. Normally I would say no, but I think the basic premise of the book could be used for a movie script. In fact, I think the story might play out better in movie format than in book format. A lot of revisions would have to be made, though.

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Post by Mallory Whitaker » 15 Dec 2017, 16:55

While I enjoyed reading the book I don't really know if this would be all that interesting on the big screen. I guess I just don't know what it would add. Something tells me it would probably get oversexualized.
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 25 Feb 2018, 15:14

I enjoyed reading this book, however, I don't think I could see this as a movie. As mentioned before, It would probably fail miserably like other books to movies.
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Post by Fatima_Palacios » 04 Nov 2018, 22:44

I'm not sure it would make a good movie, i mean the plot and some scenes did feel like a movie but most book to movie adaptations this days change too much of the story and aren't as good as they cool so if The Expansion became a book it might be a flop.
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Post by Theresam » 18 Dec 2018, 12:02

I think it would make a good movie. But I guess it really depends on a good screen writer who can adapt it for the screen. Sometimes they change the story too much to make a movie and it’s less interesting. It would be interesting to see if they do make it into a movie

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Post by Abraham Kumashie » 30 Dec 2018, 18:25

I like this story and it will be indeed pleasant if turn into a movie

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