FROM SMALL PRINT TO BIG SCREEN

The film ver­sion of Gil­lian Flynn’s Gone Girl (out now with a new shock end­ing!) is just the be­gin­ning. Here are the best of the new crop of hot sum­mer reads turned fall block­busters:

Elle (Canada) - - Radar -

WILD ( DE­CEM­BER 5)

Think of it as Eat Pray Love with trail mix: This real-life mem­oir of one woman’s lifechang­ing 1,600-kilo­me­tre jour­ney along the Pa­cific Coast goes Hollywood, star­ring Reese Wither­spoon wear­ing

hik­ing boots and camping hair.

UN­BRO­KEN ( DE­CEM­BER 25)

Hot new Brit tal­ent Jack O’Con­nell stars as a real-life air­man who sur­vives in a raft af­ter be­ing shot down dur­ing the Sec­ond World War (and then spends three years in a Ja­panese POW camp). Bonus:

Angelina Jolie di­rects.

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCK­ING­JAY PART 1 ( NOVEMBER 21)

Re­mem­ber the good old days when Kat­niss was a trib­ute? Tough times get tougher for JLaw as this se­ries be­gins its two-part fi­nale (with Philip Sey­mour Hoff­man in his fi­nal role). ■

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