All your favorite middle school books that have made their way onto the big screen.

Los Angeles, CA – October 4, 2017 –

Which did you enjoy more, the book or movie?

As fall approaches and the leaves begin to change color, there’s nothing warmer than indulging on your favorite book-to-movie adaptations, especially ones that are great for the entire family.

Based on Mary Downing Hahn’s best selling young adult novel and top USA school curriculum book selection, TriCoast Entertainment and Broad Green Pictures present “WAIT TILL HELEN COMES”, a family ghost story that’s perfect to watch during this spooky October month.

True to Hahn’s novel, Victoria Sanchez Mandryk’s screenplay of “WAIT TILL HELEN COMES” shares the family thriller about sisters, Molly and Heather, and their creepy ghost encounter when their newly reconstructed family moves into a converted country church.

Without further ado, TriCoast Entertainment presents the “5 BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK-TO-MOVIE ADAPATIONS”:

1. Wait Till Helen Comes

Sisters, Molly and Heather adventure on a family thrilled ghost story after moving into a converted country church.

Author: Mary Downing-Hahn, (1986)

Screenplay: Victoria Sanchez Mandryk, directed by Dominic James, (2016)

2. To Kill A Mockingbird

During a time of intense racism in the South, lawyer Atticus Finch defends an innocent black man while teaching his children the importance of acceptance and equality. 

Author: Harper Lee, (1960)

Screenplay: Horton Foote, directed by Robert Mulligan, (1962) 

3. The Great Gatsby

Living in the grand town of West Egg, mysterious millionaire throws lavish parties in hopes of recapturing his past love.

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald, (1925)

Screenplay: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce, directed by Baz Luhrmann, (2013)

4. Lord of the Flies

When a group of English schoolboys are stranded on deserted island, they must learn how to survive. Scott McGehee & David Siegel have made a deal with Warner Brothers to re-make the film, with the unexpected twist of a female cast. 

Author: William Golding, (1963)

Screenplay: Jay Presson Allen, directed by Harry Hook (1990)

5. Holes

As a plague of his family’s bad fortune, Stanley Yelnats is sent to the desert Texan detention camp, where he uncovers the secrets of families’ past. 

Author: Louis Sachar, (1998)

Screenplay: Louis Sachar, directed by Andrew Davis (2003)

Directed by Dominic James, “WAIT TILL HELEN” stars Nélisse sisters, Sophie (“The Book Thief”) as Molly and Isabelle (“Mama”) as Heather. The film also features Maria Bello (“Prisoners”, “The Mummy”), Callum Keith Rennie (“Fifty Shades of Grey”, “The X Files”) and William Dickinson (“Interstellar”).

Watch “WAIT TILL HELEN COMES” today on platforms: Fandango, Amazon, iTunes, Vimeo Video Direct, DISH, In Demand, FlixFling, Vudu, Hoopla, Vubiquity, GoogePlay, Microsoft Xbox and Sony Playstation.

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RATED: Young Adult 9 – 15

WAIT TILL HELEN COMES (2016, 87 min.) Directed by Dominic James. Editors: Guillaume Girar and Mirenda Ouellet. Cinematographer: Rene Ohashi. Original Music: Samuel Laflamme. USA, English. Agoodah Pictures, Caramel Film, Don Carmody Productions, Inferno Pictures Inc., Just Believe Productions, Mednick Productions, TriCoast Entertainment.

About TriCoast Entertainment: 

A new home for story-driven American films, TriCoast Entertainment is a full service media company that creates, produces, manages and distributes unique and unusual entertainment. Bringing together filmmakers, distributors, financiers, and technologists, TriCoast Entertainment embraces change by redefining the production and distribution model for indie filmmakers, providing them with low cost tools, financing, and worldwide theatrical and digital distribution, along with market feedback and storytelling opportunities.

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