Friday, May 27, 2016

Book-to-Film Adaptations: June 2016

Literature often inspires film adaptations and each month I like to highlight those hitting theaters soon.  Check out this blog entry to see what they are, and be on the lookout for seeing them in theaters...as well as checking out their source materials at your library!

Me Before You
Starring: Emilia Clarke
Release Date: June 3
Based On: Me Before You
Author: Jojo Moyes
Summary: A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.  This film is Rated PG-13 with a run time of 1 hour 50 min.

Genius
Starring: Nicole Kidman
Release Date: June 10
Author: A. Scott Berg
Summary: A chronicle of Max Perkins' time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.  This film is Rated PG-13 with a run time of 1 hr. 44 min.

And there you have it, your look at June's book-to-film adaptations to be on the lookout for. 

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