Welcome to another round of Read It Before You Watch It! Check out these books before their movies are released in theaters.
On Chesil Beach
Coming to theaters on May 18, staring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, and Anne-Marie Duff.
On their wedding day, a young couple–Florence, daughter of an Oxford academic and a successful businessman, and Edward, an earnest history student with little experience of women–looks forward to the future while worrying about their upcoming wedding night.
Premiering on June 7 on HBO, starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson.
Returning to her hometown after an eight-year absence to investigate the murders of two girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic, thirteen-year-old half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings.
Crazy Rich Asians
Coming to theaters on August 17, starring Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, and Henry Golding.
Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son’s relationship with an American girl.
Coming to theaters on August 17, starring Ana de Armas, Rosamund Pike, and Joel Kinnaman.
Ex-convict Piet Hoffman–a family man, a rising member of Stockholm’s Polish mafia, and an undercover police informant–is sent to a maximum security prison to make himself the boss of the amphetamine trade so the police can shut it down.
The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Coming to theaters September 21, starring Cate Blanchett, Sunny Suljic, and Jack Black.
A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.
Coming to theaters on September 28, starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, and Joel Edgerton.
A poignant account by a survivor of a church-supported sexual orientation conversion therapy facility that claimed to “cure” homosexuality describes its intense Bible study program and the daily threats of his abandonment by family, friends and God, an experience that transformed the author’s relationships and self-understandings.