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4th May '16 7:40:49 PM sayaleviathan
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* Nearly avoided in ''Literature/HarryPotter'' when the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheSorcerersStone first movie]] was released in 2001 after the [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire fourth book]] was published in 2000. Creator/JKRowling told Creator/AlanRickman about the true nature of Severus Snape, his character, which made him the few people who knew about Snape's motives until the publication of the seventh book. Hence, Movie!Snape appeared to be nicer than his book counterpart. Though Rowling did supervise the scripts, she made the final word about the characters such as Kreacher's importance in the last book and Dumbledore's sexual orientation. Though the movie managed to catch up with the books with [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows the seventh book]] released in the same month as [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix the fifth movie]]'s release date, the movies had a problem with the official pairings. It seemed that the production staff thought that Harry and Hermione are going to be a couple due to the chemistry between the Creator/DanielRadcliffe and Creator/EmmaWatson except they're confirmed as LikeBrotherAndSister in the final book. When Harry is finally paired with Ginny Weasley, it's more of an extreme case of StrangledByTheRedString where the movies had fewer scenes of Harry and Ginny being together than in the books and that shoe-tying scene in [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince the sixth movie]] only confirmed that their status as a couple.
1st May '16 4:28:42 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** Interestingly, "The Lost World" has little in common with its novel counterpart. Ian Malcolm in a Godzilla movie vs a semi-remake, fight!
25th Apr '16 11:32:15 AM ironballs16
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* ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins''' anime adaptation is experiencing some delays due to needing the manga to progress further before they can adapt the next arc fully.
24th Apr '16 12:00:55 PM KiraDoom
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* ''Manga/ShamanKing'' is a bit more balanced between the manga and anime, but the anime seems to overtake the manga by a nose.
22nd Apr '16 10:10:52 PM aye_amber
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* After the fifth season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' the show had mostly caught up with the published ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the show only airs ten episodes per season, it might have given another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''[[ScheduleSlip veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly]]''. This has led to Bran's storyline being left out of season 5 of the show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plot line. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" featured a revelation before it came in the novels, that [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]]. The final two episodes of the fifth season were the first to adapt material confirmed to be from upcoming novels and revealed that [[spoiler:Stannis Baratheon would burn his daughter as a sacrifice and fail in his attempt to take Winterfell]]. It's becoming clear that the series is an AlternateContinuity from the books, with a mix of simplified situations, BroadStrokes, and several major events being completely different than their equivalents in the novels. The two will most likely split even more dramatically before the end.

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* After the fifth season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' the show had mostly caught up with the published ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the show only airs ten episodes per season, it might have given another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''[[ScheduleSlip veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly]]''. This has led to Bran's storyline being left out of season 5 of the show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plot line. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" featured a revelation before it came in the novels, that [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]]. The final two episodes of the fifth season were the first to adapt material confirmed to be from upcoming novels and revealed that [[spoiler:Stannis Baratheon would burn his daughter as a sacrifice and fail in his attempt to take Winterfell]]. It's becoming clear that the series is an AlternateContinuity from the books, with a mix of simplified situations, BroadStrokes, and several major events being completely different than their equivalents in the novels. The two will most likely split even more dramatically before the end.
5th Apr '16 12:40:17 AM adonzo
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* ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'' was filmed before [[ComicBook/ScottPilgrim the comic's]] final volume had been written, so while most of the film is fairly faithful the endings are quite different.
30th Mar '16 10:26:46 AM igordebraga
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* After the fifth season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' the show had mostly caught up with the published ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the show only airs ten episodes per season, it might have given another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly''. This has led to Bran's storyline being left out of season 5 of the show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plot line. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" featured a revelation before it came in the novels, that [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]]. The final two episodes of the fifth season were the first to adapt material confirmed to be from upcoming novels and revealed that [[spoiler:Stannis Baratheon would burn his daughter as a sacrifice and fail in his attempt to take Winterfell]]. It's becoming clear that the series is an AlternateContinuity from the books, with a mix of simplified situations, BroadStrokes, and several major events being completely different than their equivalents in the novels. The two will most likely split even more dramatically before the end.

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* After the fifth season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' the show had mostly caught up with the published ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the show only airs ten episodes per season, it might have given another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly''.''[[ScheduleSlip veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly]]''. This has led to Bran's storyline being left out of season 5 of the show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plot line. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" featured a revelation before it came in the novels, that [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]]. The final two episodes of the fifth season were the first to adapt material confirmed to be from upcoming novels and revealed that [[spoiler:Stannis Baratheon would burn his daughter as a sacrifice and fail in his attempt to take Winterfell]]. It's becoming clear that the series is an AlternateContinuity from the books, with a mix of simplified situations, BroadStrokes, and several major events being completely different than their equivalents in the novels. The two will most likely split even more dramatically before the end.
23rd Feb '16 1:52:09 PM dangerdan97
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* The ''Franchise/StarTrek'' comic books often suffered from overtaking the movies. For example, in the movies, ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' follows immediately after ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock'', with a gap of days or less in-between. In the comics, they adapted ''Search,'' then had Spock make a full recovery, Kirk and crew take command of the ''Excelsior,'' and Starfleet send them all on a bunch of far-away missions while they decided what to do with the captain who stole the ''Enterprise'' and got it blown up. When it came time to adapt ''Voyage,'' Spock started having a mental breakdown, so Kirk swapped the ''Excelsior'' for the Klingon ship they'd apparently kept in a parking orbit somewhere for all those months, took him back to Vulcan for treatment, and managed to set things up exactly the way they had been at the end of ''Search,'' just in time for a huge cylinder to start asking Earth about whales.

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* The ''Franchise/StarTrek'' comic books often suffered from overtaking the movies. For example, in the movies, ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'' follows immediately after ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock'', with a gap of days or less only 2 months in-between. In the comics, they adapted ''Search,'' then had Spock make a full recovery, Kirk and crew take command of the ''Excelsior,'' and Starfleet send them all on a bunch of far-away missions while they decided what to do with the captain who stole the ''Enterprise'' and got it blown up. When it came time to adapt ''Voyage,'' Spock started having a mental breakdown, so Kirk swapped the ''Excelsior'' for the Klingon ship they'd apparently kept in a parking orbit somewhere for all those months, took him back to Vulcan for treatment, and managed to set things up exactly the way they had been at the end of ''Search,'' just in time for a huge cylinder to start asking Earth about whales.
20th Feb '16 7:43:14 PM HeraldAlberich
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* A similar example occurs with the SNES adaptation of ''VideoGame/JurassicPark''. Ocean couldn't wait for the sequel (or even the novel it would be loosely based on) and created their own, ''JurassicParkPart2TheChaosContinues''. It had a vaguely similar plot to the eventual sequel – a rival genetics company tries to take control of the island by force, and Alan Grant is sent to stop them. Nobody stopped to question why Grant was suddenly a gun-toting Contra-esque mercenary… or why he'd care about any of this. Good music, though.

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* A similar example occurs with the SNES adaptation of ''VideoGame/JurassicPark''. Ocean couldn't wait for the sequel (or even the novel it would be loosely based on) and created their own, ''JurassicParkPart2TheChaosContinues''. ''VideoGame/JurassicParkPart2TheChaosContinues''. It had a vaguely similar plot to the eventual sequel – a sequel--a rival genetics company tries to take control of the island by force, and Alan Grant is sent to stop them. Nobody stopped to question why Grant was suddenly a gun-toting Contra-esque mercenary… or why he'd care about any of this. Good music, though.
19th Feb '16 10:18:31 PM jjeffrey01
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* As of the show's fourth season in 2014, ''Series/GameOfThrones'' is coming dangerously close to overtaking the ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the relatively slow production schedule (the show only airs ten episodes per season) might give another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly''. While there are still two hefty novels left before the show runs out of material, both of those books occur at the same time in-universe and several characters have already started to dip into the storylines from those novels. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" is the first to feature a major revelation before the novels: the final scene [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]].
** Confirmed by the showrunners of the show and Martin's publisher in early 2015.
** This has led to Bran's storyline being left out of season 5 of the show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plotline.
** By the end of season 5 it's clear that the series is an AlternateContinuity from the books, with a mix of simplified situations, BroadStrokes, and several major events being completely different than their equivalents in the novels. The two will most likely split even more dramatically before the end.

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* As of After the show's fourth fifth season in 2014, of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' is coming dangerously close to overtaking the show had mostly caught up with the published ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'' novels. This is based on a version of the problem that plagues anime – although the relatively slow production schedule (the show only airs ten episodes per season) season, it might give have given another writer time to finish, the problem is that Creator/GeorgeRRMartin writes his {{Doorstopper}} novels ''veeeeerrrry sloooowwwwly''. While there are still two hefty novels This has led to Bran's storyline being left before the show runs out of material, both season 5 of those books occur at the same time in-universe and several characters have already started to dip into the storylines from those novels.show, because his character has actually caught up entirely with his book plot line. Martin has given the show's writers a detailed explanation of events in the final two novels, as the showrunners have made it clear they will not and cannot stop and wait for Martin to catch up. The season 4 episode "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS4E4Oathkeeper Oathkeeper]]" is the first to feature featured a major revelation before it came in the novels: the final scene novels, that [[spoiler:reveals the Others/White Walkers have a society and hierarchy, that they create new Others/White Walkers by transforming human babies, and that they are led by the Night's King, an evil figure from Westeros mythology who was not previously confirmed to actually exist]].
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