Spider-man received a Japanese live-action adaption in 1978, in which he piloted a giant robot. This use of giant robots subsequently became its own franchise, which, in turn, is adapted back in the US as Power Rangers ign.com/articles/2018/08/…
Sir David Lean's 1948 film adaption of Oliver Twist was banned in Israel for Sir Alec Guinness's performance as Fagin, which it considered too anti-Semitic. Egypt banned it for portraying Fagin too sympathetically en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oli…
People such as astronomers who spend a lot of time in dark environments prefer to use red lighting when they need just a little light. Eyes are less sensitive to red light and they are less likely to mess with the dark-adaption of our eyes telescopicwatch.com/best-…
Scientists placed vampire bats on a treadmill to study their movements when not flying. Vampire bats galloped like a horse even though they have wings. The unique adaption of being able to run allows the bats to move quickly between multiple animals when feeding on their blood . nature.com/news/2005/0503…
Tim Staffell, original member of the band that would become Queen, later worked on the TV adaption of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and made models for Thomas the Tank Engine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim…
The real-life John-Boy Walton wrote 8 Twilight Zone episodes and the 1973 animated screen adaption of Charlotte's Web. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear…
The origin of the school/college bell is attributed to the factory model of education called the "cells and bells" in the early 20th century. It was intended to neurologically influence inculcating adaption to the factory bell. virtualbx.com/industry-ne…
A miniseries adaption of The Shining was made in 1997 and was made partially to be more faithful to the book. Stephen King only got Kubrick’s permission to make another adaption by agreeing to no longer criticize the film adaption which he felt β€œdissatisfied” with. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The will of P.L. Travers (writer of Mary Poppins) specifically forbid all future American adaptions of her work en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sav…
Anthony Daniels, voice of C-3PO, played Legolas in the 1978 adaption of The Lord of the Rings. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The titular kid in the Chaplin classic "The Kid" grew up to become Uncle Fester in the '60s TV adaption of the Addams Family en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
Christian Bale's stepmother, Gloria Steinham, was a feminist who protested the 1991 publication of the novel, American Psycho, due to its portrayal of violence toward women. In 2000, Bale went on to star as the title character of the novel's film adaption. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Christian Bale's stepmother, Gloria Steinham, was a feminist who protested the 1991 publication of the novel, American Psycho, due to its portrayal of violence toward women. In 2000, Bale went on to star as the title character of the novel's film adaption. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Guillermo del Toro was going to direct a film adaption of H.P Lovecraft's At the mountains of madness but it was cancelled by Universal due to the fact it was R-rated indiewire.com/2017/04/gui…
There is a russian adaption of Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia called Its Always Sunny In Moscow en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%…
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, director of AmΓ©lie, was deeply opposed to the musical adaption of his movie, but eventually sold the rights of the film for the piece to donate money to the Mecenat Chirurgie Cardiaque (Cardiac Surgery Patronage), which sponsors operations for needy children around the world hollywoodreporter.com/new…
Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers hated the film Adaption of her book so much, she spent most of the premiere crying and refused to let Disney touch the rest of the series. mentalfloss.com/article/3…
Sony Pictures are working on a film adaption of Shadow of the Collosus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
Russia made a movie adaption of The Hobbit in 1985 called "The Fabulous Journey of Mr. Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit, Across the Wild Land, Through the Dark Forest, Beyond the Misty Mountains. There and Back Again" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
. Many story arcs from the novel "Forrest Gump" didn't make it into the film adaption. This includes Forrest going on a mission for NASA with an ape named Sue, being held by cannibals for four years and having a professional career as a wrestler, chess player and stuntman en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For…
There was a film sequel to The Wizard of Oz. Despite being a more faithful adaption of L. Frank Baum's work, it did poorly at the box office due to being "too dark and intense for young children." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Stanley Kubrick was interested in directing a film adaption of Arthur C Clark's Childhoods End, but the rights were already taken, so he ended up collaborating with Clark on expanding a short story, The Sentinel into what became 2001: A Space Odyssey en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
When Madeline L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time, was asked if the film adaption met her expectations, she replied, "Yes, I expected it to be bad, and it is." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_W…
All mammals have nearly identical hearts. other than scale, the heart organ hasn't been affected by evolutionary adaption amongst mammals ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
The original Kingsman comic book involved Mark Hamill being kidnapped, and the film adaption had Mark Hamill himself portray a professor who is also kidnapped en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kin…
The Wayside School series turns 40 on 1/1/2018. Also, in 2005 a Canadian production company released an animated film adaption staring Michael Cera. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way…
That, sadly, Roland Emmerich will direct the movie adaption of Asimovs 'Foundation' scifimoviepage.com/upcomi…
Upon reading 'Victory Through Air Power' Walt Disney felt that its message was so important that he personally financed the production of a film adaption. This film later changed military policy and led to the creation of the USAF en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/V…
We had interbred with Neanderthals and share between 1.5-2.1% of our DNA with them. We have some positive genes from the Neanderthals affecting morphological adaption in skin and hair. On the negative side we have groups of genes responsible for Crohn's disease, Diabetes type 2, Lupus et al. science.sciencemag.org/co…
The Beatles almost starred in a Stanley Kubrick directed adaption of Lord Of The Rings. whatculture.com/film/best…
There is a Russian adaption of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia called It's Always Sunny in Moscow which centers around four friends, who own a bar called "Philadelphia" in Moscow. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%…
Your fingers and toes wrinkle in water not due to osmosis, but because it's a neurological adaption so that you can better grasp and climb in case you are drowning. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wri…
Hiccups are an evolutionary adaption found only in mammals that allows for the expulsion of air in the stomach, thus creating more room for a mother's milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hic…
There is a miniseries adaption of Shakespeare's Tetralogy (Richard II, Henry IV 1 & 2, Henry V) featuring Tom Hiddleston, Bennedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Irons, Ian Glen, and Judi Dench, among others. imdb.com/title/tt2262456/…
CLueless is an adaption of Jane Austen's Emma. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clu…
Salvador Dali was originally cast as the Emperor in the film adaption of Dune en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dun…
There was a Mormon adaption of Settlers of Catan catan.com/catan-games/boa…
There have been several failed attempts to create a musical adaption of the Stephen King Classic "Carrie" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The film Die Hard (1988) was an adaption of a novel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Not…
Both "adaptation" and "adaption" are completely valid words dating back hundreds of years, but "adaptation" is older by 18 years and is far more preferred to the "now nonstandard" "adaption." dailywritingtips.com/adap…
Skandar Keynes who plays Edmund Pevensie in the Chronicles of Narnia film adaptions is the great-great-great grandson of Charles Darwin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ska…
There is a Live Action TV adaption of Judy Blume's novels called "Fudge" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fud…
Three teenagers spent 7 years making a shot for shot adaption of Raiders of the Lost Ark en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rai…
An anime adaption of the Magic Tree House series came out in Japan in 2012 youtube.com/watch?v=uf8cA…
The phrase "Houston, we have a problem" is a film adaption of Apollo 13's "Houston, we've had a problem" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apo…
Peter Dinklage, known for his role in Game of Thrones, first acted in a stage adaption of the children's book The Velveteen Rabbit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
There exists a Taiwanese drama adaption of a Japanese manga where two of the main actors are Korean idols who can't fluently speak Mandarin, so their lines were voiced by Taiwanese singers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ski…
There are over 50 movie adaptions of the book "The MisΓ©rables" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les…
Sean Connery played James Bond in two adaptions of the same book. (4th paragraph) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thu…

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