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June 2021

Books on Screen

June 2021

June's Books on Screen roundup includes the final season release of "Bosch" on Amazon Prime Video; the series premiere of "Lisey's Story" on Apple TV+; the season four finale of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu; the films Fatherhood on Netflix, and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and 12 Mighty Orphans in theaters; and the DVD releases of The World to Come, French Exit and The Unholy.

 

In Theaters


Under the Stadium Lights
Release Date: June 4th (limited)
Based on: BROTHER'S KEEPER: The Story of the 2009 Abilene High State Championship, by Al Pickett and Chad Mitchell

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Release Date: June 11th (wide)
Based on: PETER RABBIT by Beatrix Potter

12 Mighty Orphans
Release Date: June 18th (wide)
Based on: TWELVE MIGHTY ORPHANS: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football, by Jim Dent

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Fatherhood
Release Date:
June 18th on Netflix
Based on: TWO KISSES FOR MADDY: A Memoir of Loss & Love, by Matt Logelin
 

Series Premieres

"Lisey Story" (8-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; the first two episodes will be available on June 4th
Based on: LISEY'S STORY by Stephen King

"Sweet Tooth"
Release Date:
June 4th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The comic book series Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire

"Little Birds" (6-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Starz; Series Premiere on June 6th
Based on: LITTLE BIRDS by Anais Nin

"Loki"
Release Dates: Wednesdays on Disney+; Series Premiere available on June 9th
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name

"Record of Ragnarok"
Release Date:
June 16th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The manga series Record of Ragnarok by Shinya Umemura, Takumi Fukui and Ajichika

"Us" (2-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Series Premiere on June 20th
Based on: US by David Nicholls

"The Mysterious Benedict Society"
Release Dates: Fridays on Disney+; Series Premiere on June 25th
Based on: The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart
 

Season Premieres

"Love, Victor"
Release Date: June 11th on Hulu (Season Two)
Based on: SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by Becky Albertalli

"The Sommerdahl Murders"
Release Date: June 21st on Acorn TV (Season Two)
Based on: Anna Grue's crime series about Detective Dan Sommerdahl

"Bosch"
Release Date:
June 25th on Amazon Prime (Season Seven)
Based on: THE BURNING ROOM: A Harry Bosch Novel by Michael Connelly
 

Series Finale

"Us" (2-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Series Finale on June 27th
Based on: US by David Nicholls
 

Season Finales

"Nancy Drew"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Two Finale on June 2nd
Based on: The Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

"The Mosquito Coast" (7-part limited series)
Release Date: Fridays on Apple TV+; Season One Finale available on June 4th
Based on: THE MOSQUITO COAST by Paul Theroux

"The Handmaid's Tale"
Release Date: Wednesdays on Hulu; Season Four Finale available on June 16th
Based on: THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood

"Batwoman"
Air Dates:
Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Two Finale on June 27th
Based on: The DC Comics character Kate Kane/Batwoman, created by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid and Keith Giffen

 

On DVD
 

The World to Come
DVD Release Date: June 1st
Based on: THE WORLD TO COME: Stories by Jim Shepard

French Exit
DVD Release Date: June 15th
Based on: FRENCH EXIT by Patrick deWitt

The Unholy
DVD Release Date: June 22nd
Based on: SHRINE by James Herbert