If you loved The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, here are four more book-to-web series adaptations that you need to watch.

The success of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries burst open opportunities for book-to-film adaptations on the web. Suddenly those stories that were in the public domain looked a lot more appealing, and other creators were inspired to take their creativity online.

Of course, the creators of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries have already given fans Welcome to Sanditon, and have just kicked off their third series in Emma Approved.

If you loved the modernisation of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries or are falling for Emma Approved as this new story plays out, here are 4 more web series that may be for you. All offer something new, none are the same. Some are unfinished, and some have not yet started. But they all cleverly take their inspiration from literature, and we can’t say no to that.

If you love ‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries’

Inspired by ‘The Raven’: A Tell Tale Vlog

This series shows us Edgar Allen Poe as a vlogger, and is inspired by Poe’s famous poem, The Raven. A Tell Tale Vlog describes itself as a “mini-webseries”, and shows Poe attempting to write poetry, while a sassy ghost haunts his study and offers her own commentary.

Watch it because: It is actually hilarious. Edgar Allen Poe might not seem like the best comedy material, but the show has puns, literary jokes, the world’s most entertaining ghost, and a ventriloquist raven. This series is a real gem, so don’t miss out on it.

Inspired by ‘Jane Eyre’: The Autobiography Of Jane Eyre

Possibly the most common in style to The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, this Jane Eyre modernisation began in February this year. In the series, Jane pulls a New Girl and find a job (rather than a house) on Craigslist. This series also incorporates several transmedia elements, including Jane’s Tumblr and Twitter.

Watch it because: Those who have read Jane Eyre know that it would be a difficult story to modernise, and poses several unique challenges. Still, somehow this team have done it, and done it well.. Jane is a self-aware, Tumblr-using, Harry Potter-reading student who is looking for a change.

Inspired by ‘Sense and Sensibility’: The Dashwood Diaries

Warning: This is an unfinished web series. One of the joys of the success of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries has fans of the show giving this web series thing a go themselves, and this is one of the best examples of that.

Watch it because: This web series is very much a do-it-yourself effort, and is heavily inspired by The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. But it’s entertaining, the relationship between the sisters is fun, and we love seeing the dual protagonists. We wish this pair had continued with the show.

Inspired by ‘Hamlet’: Hashtag Hamlet

Okay, so this one hasn’t started yet. But we are keeping a very close eye on the developments with this series, for very good reason.

Hashtag Hamlet is being developed by The Lizzie Bennet Diaries transmedia producer Jay Bushman. Hashtag Hamlet was selected for the Sundance Institute Story Lab. The series will modernise Shakespeare’s Hamlet as a “political thriller for the social media age”, and with Bushman on board we can certainly expect a creative use of multiple platforms.

Watch it because: Bushman will be joined by The Lizzie Bennet Diaries trandmedia editor Alexandra Edwards, who together won an Emmy for their work. Plus, Hamlet on YouTube? We wonder if the mortality rate will change with the medium. This is one to keep an eye on, as it develops.

A new Fifty Shades Darker trailer was released on Wednesday and ups the sexy for the sequel.

Ana and Christian are getting back together in the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, but the former has a couple of new rules: No secrets, way less BDSM. Christian agrees, but new problems come to light: Is someone from the millionaire’s past haunting him?

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A new Fifty Shades Darker trailer was released on Wednesday and ups the sexy for the sequel.

Ana and Christian are getting back together in the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, but the former has a couple of new rules: No secrets, way less BDSM. Christian agrees, but new problems come to light: Is someone from the millionaire’s past haunting him?

Dakota Johnson continues to bring a fun vibe to Ana Steele, playing the awkward lines with self awareness better than Kristen Stewart ever did as Bella in Twilight. “Have dinner with me,” Christian begs. “Okay fine, I will have dinner with you, because I’m… hungry,” Ana replies. The line could come off corny if executed poorly, but Dakota has a strong hold on playing this character for fun.

Tickets for Fifty Shades Darker are now on sale. Check out a new poster for the movie below:

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The Fifty Shades Darker synopsis reads, “When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.”

The movie hits theaters this Valentine’s Day. It stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Rita Ora, Eloise Mumford, Max Martini, Bella Heathcote, Kim Basinger and Marcia Gay Harden, and is directed by James Foley.

It’s looking like Nick Robinson will go from battling dinosaurs to battling the process of coming out.

‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ actor revealed

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 21-year-old Nick Robinson is in talks to play Simon in the book to film adaptation of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda written by Becky Albertalli. The movie will be directed by CW/DC Universe mastermind Greg Berlanti.

Nick Robinson is best known for his supporting role in Jurassic World, in which he played big brother Zach Mitchell. He also co-starred as Ben in the book to film adaptation of the dystopian novel The 5th Wave starring Chloe Moretz.

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It’s looking like Nick Robinson will go from battling dinosaurs to battling the process of coming out.

‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ actor revealed

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 21-year-old Nick Robinson is in talks to play Simon in the book to film adaptation of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda written by Becky Albertalli. The movie will be directed by CW/DC Universe mastermind Greg Berlanti.

Nick Robinson is best known for his supporting role in Jurassic World, in which he played big brother Zach Mitchell. He also co-starred as Ben in the book to film adaptation of the dystopian novel The 5th Wave starring Chloe Moretz.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is an excellent coming of age/coming out LGBT YA novel which we’ve raved about here on Hypable before. Nick Robinson is definitely an actor we can picture in the role, so we can’t wait to see him play the adorable character.

The film is being produced by Wyck Godfrey’s Temple Hill Entertainment, who’s responsible for The Maze Runner series, The Twilight Saga, and the upcoming Power Rangers.

What do think of Nick Robinson as Simon?

If you haven’t read it yet, we highly recommend that you do. The book was first published last year:

After you read it, be sure to check out our exclusive interview with Becky Albertalli. Simon was her first novel!

Netflix has unveiled a new Series of Unfortunate Events trailer, showing off Neil Patrick Harris’ excellent portrayal of the evil, wacky, will-stop-at-nothing-to-get-that-money Count Olaf.

Neil Patrick Harris’ ability to convincingly become any person — whether male or female, young or old, ugly or beautiful — becomes abundantly clear in the latest ASOUE trailer. While some of us may’ve been a little skeptical of his casting initially, it’s hard to imagine anyone else in the role after seeing previews like this.

The trailer begins with narrator Lemony Snicket (played by Patrick Warburton) warning that the new Netflix show is no delightful watch. Then the focus turns to Olaf and his mission to steal the children’s fortune, left to them by their parents after their untimely deaths:

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Netflix has unveiled a new Series of Unfortunate Events trailer, showing off Neil Patrick Harris’ excellent portrayal of the evil, wacky, will-stop-at-nothing-to-get-that-money Count Olaf.

Neil Patrick Harris’ ability to convincingly become any person — whether male or female, young or old, ugly or beautiful — becomes abundantly clear in the latest ASOUE trailer. While some of us may’ve been a little skeptical of his casting initially, it’s hard to imagine anyone else in the role after seeing previews like this.

The trailer begins with narrator Lemony Snicket (played by Patrick Warburton) warning that the new Netflix show is no delightful watch. Then the focus turns to Olaf and his mission to steal the children’s fortune, left to them by their parents after their untimely deaths:

The Unfortunate Events trailer also presents new looks at colorful characters including Uncle Monty (Aasif Mandvi, below), Aunt Josephine (Alfre Woodard, below), and Justice Strauss (Joan Cusack).

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A Series of Unfortunate Events premieres all eight episodes of its first season on January 13, 2017.

“Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.”

Another trailer was released two weeks ago — you can watch it here.

Is ‘Unfortunate Events’ looking as good as you hoped?

Harris previously confirmed that each book will be adapted into two episodes of the show. The first season of ASOUE covers the first four books, so presumably season 2 will roughly cover another four books. There are a total of 13 books in Lemony Snicket’s series.