June 6, 2012 6:32 AM EST
'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower' And Other Books Coming Soon To A Theater Near You
The recent debut of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" trailer has left fans of the book counting the days until the film's release this fall. The popular fish out of water story is just one of many books that are finding their way to the big screen this year. Several classic works of literature, from the likes of Tolstoy and Kerouac, are being brought to life by notable actors and directors. Here are five highly awaited movies based on books.