For our second installment of this series, let’s look into horror and thriller books that will be made into movies in 2020. For a glimpse of the action and sci fi part of this series, go see our blog on that here. This list was specially put together for the horror and thriller buffs out there that enjoy the adrenaline rush that comes from reading and watching works from these genres. So, before these motion pictures release this year, better be sure to read these novels. And according to readers and reviewers on kindle, these are pretty good books to read. Whether you’re into reading your horror in kindle or in prime reading, you can definitely find any of these books on Amazon.
The motion picture for this adaptation is slated to hit the screens by May this year. It will be starring Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The story revolves around Anna Fox, a severe agoraphobe who spends most of her time confined to her own company, drinking wine, watching movies and spying on her neighbors. But when new neighbors move in next door and she thinks she witnesses a horrid and violent crime, her life begins to tumble as she struggles to figure out what is real, what is imagined and what danger lurks around the corner.
The ongoing move to putting King’s works of art on the big screen continues, and this year, The Outsider takes center stage. Scheduled to air as an HBO miniseries, its first episode came out already on the 12th of January. Starring in the TV series are Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo and Jason Bateman. In the story, King guides us through the murder of an 11-year-old and how all evidence points towards Terry Maitland – a school coach, English teacher, father and husband. Just when the case seems closed and shut, new horrific evidence begins to emerge and dark, hidden faces step out into the limelight. Critics point out that this book is a real page-turner!