10 Failed Book-To-Film Franchises
Hollywood often looks to literature in hopes of finding the next great franchise. But for every Harry Potter there are hundreds of attempted big screen adaptations that fail to get checked out by fans of the book.
The latest misfire is John Carter, based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' series of Mars-set novels. But the half-naked warrior doesn't stand alone! Here are 9 more literary adaptations that failed to become the next great franchise.