The thriller genre translates from book to screen with ease thanks to all of those twisty plots and intense action sequences that are just begging for the Hollywood treatment. Thankfully, Hollywood agrees, because the studios have optioned plenty of your favorite thriller books to become movies in the coming months. From the Hitchcockian suspense of The Woman in the Window to the Swedish crime drama 3 Seconds, some of the best thrillers in recent memory will soon be hitting theaters. And they have serious star power behind them as well - think Amy Adams, Edward Norton, and Helen Mirren, just to name a few of the actors bringing these stories to life.
Read on for a list of all the thrillers you need to add to your TBR pile before they become movies.