Writer Aaron Sorkin accepts the award for best adapted screenplay at the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Book to Movie Adaptations Surpassing Original Screenplays at the Box Office

Statistics from Static Brain show that book franchise revenues are usually, significantly, lower than its movie franchise counterparts. The statistics also show that adapted movies surpass original works in the box office, for example, The Big Short, 2015 Oscar winner of Best Writing: Adapted Screenplay is currently surpassing, in revenues, Spotlight, 2015 Oscar winner of Best Writing: Original Screenplay, at the box…