Twilight, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings — notice something in common? Not only that they are box office hits but also they all are based from books! Every year, an average of 30 novels is adapted into movies for the big screen. Once these novels are filtered through the judgment of directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, etc., film adaptations do the original story justice. However, it is often the case that the books are still better than the movies. Along with the movie rights of the producers to the novels, original book cover design is changed too. Due to that fact, there are a lot of gorgeous book cover designs that are taken for granted. Book covers are not only a representation of the story or plot of the novel; they are also a good source inspiration for artworks and design.
So enjoy this showcase of 15 jaw-dropping book cover designs that should make it to Hollywood!
Anna Dressed in Blood
City of Lost Souls
The Immortal Rules
My Merlin Awakening
The Treachery of Beautiful Things
These books are not confirmed to be adapted into movies but there’s a high possibility that it can happen. With a great plot, a good cover design and a consistent movie adaptation, it is possible that one or more of these books can make it to the list of top-grossing films.
Artist of each book cover design showed creativity and unquestionable talent with their works. Just like any other form of art, book cover designs are one of the most effective ways of promoting. Film adaptations from books should acknowledge these artists and give their works a chance to represent not only the book but also the movie. They are a great inspiration to all artists and designers who aim to create elegant and gorgeous poster arts.