Jacob Jankowski who ran away after his parents died and joined the circus as a vet, meeting a colourful cast of people along the way including the beautiful (but married) Marlena.
click for review). I am curious to see how their portrayals transfer onto the screen, because I do think the right actors could bring them to life in a way that was slightly lacking on the page, taking them out of the realm of stereotype and into reality. In my review, I expressed doubt at the ability of Robert Pattinson to pull off the role of Jacob, but from my initial viewings of the trailer it seems I may be mistaken.
Water for Elephants and her latest novel, Ape House.
I Am Legend. The film adaption of Water for Elephants is set to be released April 22nd, 2011.
Are you planning to see Water for Elephants? If so, did you read the book, and how do you think the two will compare?