Read It Before You Watch It Round 5

Welcome to another round of Read It Before You Watch It! Check out these books before their movies are released in theaters.

Native Son
Coming to theaters on January 24, starring Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, and KiKi Layne.

The story of a young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. 

The Turn of the Screw
Coming to theaters (as The Turning) on February 22, starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, and Brooklynn Prince.

The governess of two enigmatic children fears their souls are in danger from the ghosts of the previous governess and her sinister lover.

The Knife of Never Letting Go
Coming to theaters on March 1, starring Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas, and David Oyelowo.

Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony’s true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Coming to theaters on March 22, starring Cate Blanchett, Emma Nelson, Kristen Wiig, and Judy Greer.

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.

Three Seconds
Coming to theaters (as The Informer) on March 22, starring Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, and Clive Owen.

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.

Pet Sematary
Coming to theaters on April 5, starring Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, and Amy Seimetz.

Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job, and moves his family to the idyllic, rural town of Ludlow, Maine, but there’s an undercurrent of danger that lingers like the graveyard in the woods near the Creed’s home, where generations of children have buried their beloved pets.

After
Coming to theaters on April 12, starring Josephine Langford, Selma Blair, and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin.

Tessa didn’t plan on meeting H. during her freshman year of college. But now that she has, her life will never be the same.

The Aftermath
Coming to theaters on April 26, starring Alexander Skarsgård, Keira Knightley, and Jason Clark.

Assigned to oversee the reconstruction of Hamburg in the tumultuous year following World War II, Colonel Lewis Morgan grieves the loss of his son while living with his family in the home of a German widower, an arrangement that forces both families to confront their passions and true selves.