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June 2017

Books on Screen

June 2017

June's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie and Wonder Woman; the series premiere of "The Mist" on Spike; the season two premiere of "Queen Sugar on OWN; the conclusion of the Starz miniseries "The White Princess"; and the season finales of "The Handmaid's Tale," "American Gods" and "The Son."


In Theaters

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Release Date: June 2nd (wide)
Based on: Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey

Wonder Woman
Release Date: June 2nd (wide)
Based on: DC Comics character of the same name, created by William Moulton Marston

My Cousin Rachel
Release Date: June 9th (limited)
Based on: MY COUSIN RACHEL by Daphne du Maurier

The Beguiled
Release Date: June 23rd (limited)
Based on: THE BEGUILED (originally published as A PAINTED DEVIL) by Thomas Cullinan




Series/Season Premieres

"The Mist"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT on Spike; Series Premiere on June 22nd
Based on: "The Mist," originally a novella in SKELETON CREW: Stories by Stephen King

"Queen Sugar"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on OWN; Season Two Premiere on June 20th and 21st
Based on: QUEEN SUGAR by Natalie Baszile


Series/Season Finales

"The White Princess"
Air Dates: Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on Starz; Series Finale on June 4th
Based on: THE WHITE PRINCESS by Philippa Gregory

"The Son"
Air Dates: Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT on AMC; Season One Finale on June 10th
Based on: THE SON by Philipp Meyer

"Famous in Love"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT on Freeform; Season One Finale on June 13th
Based on: FAMOUS IN LOVE by Rebecca Serle

"The Handmaid's Tale"
Air Dates: Wednesdays on Hulu; Season One Finale on June 14th
Based on: THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood

"American Gods"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Starz; Season One Finale on June 18th
Based on: AMERICAN GODS by Neil Gaiman