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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, Wonder Woman, and My Cousin Rachel; and the season finale of Freeform's "Famous in Love."

 

In Theaters


Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

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

This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Wonder Woman
Release Date: June 2nd (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG-13

Based on: DC Comics character of the same name, created by William Moulton Marston

An Amazon princess finds her idyllic life on an island occupied only by female warriors interrupted when a pilot crash-lands nearby. After rescuing him, she learns that World War I is engulfing the planet, and vows to use her superpowers to restore peace.

My Cousin Rachel
Release Date: June 9th (limited)
MPAA Rating: PG-13

Based on: MY COUSIN RACHEL by Daphne du Maurier

A dark romance, My Cousin Rachel, tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

 



 

On TV
 

Series/Season Finales

"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

A college student's big break in a Hollywood blockbuster leaves her navigating through an undeniable chemistry, and uncovering the truth about a missing popstar.