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From book to movie to television

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From 'About a Boy' to 'Hannibal,' some series that were adapted from novels and the big screenNBC's "About a Boy," starring David Walton and Minnie Driver, prepares to complete a journey that few TV series have trod. The comedy series was inspired by a book (Nick Hornby's "About a Boy") that also ended up becoming a movie ("About a Boy"). Here are five other TV series that started as books and were adapted for the silver screen before hitting television."About a Boy" (2014)Bing: More about David Walton | 'About a Boy'What are some of your favorite shows inspired by books? Connect and sound off on Facebook and Twitter(NBC)
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