Let's be real: it's pretty rare that a movie adaptation is better than the book. But it's still exciting to see your favorite characters and stories come to life on the big screen — especially when those characters are played by a cast of A-list actors. There were so many books made into movies in 2019 that it's hard to imagine 2020 will have last year beat, but already this year is looking pretty promising. From dramas to cartoons to fantasies, some beloved classics and runaway hits are getting the Hollywood treatment, so make sure to add these books to your 2020 reading list before they head to theaters.
Editor's Note: At the time of this article's latest publishing, all release dates are accurate. The Coronavirus may postpone some premieres, so we'll do our best to keep you updated.