Upcoming Literary Adaptations for Summer

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By Maryann Yin Comment

Sunny weather isn’t the only thing to look forward to this summer–Hollywood has lots of new literary movies scheduled. Here is a round-up of five upcoming literary movies.

X-Men: First Class provides the back story on how Charles and Erik because Professor X and Magneto. It arrives in theaters on June 3rd.

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer stars Jordana Beatty in the lead role of Judy Moody. The movie comes out on June 10th.

With Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Jim Carrey brings to life the main character of a beloved children’s book by Richard & Florence Atwater. The movie hits theaters on June 17th.

Green Lantern adapts a classic comic book character. It’s headed for the big screen on June 17th.

Captain America: The First Avenger adapts the comics created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The movie will be released on July 22nd.

The video embedded above features the trailer for X-Men: First Class. Which ones will you be seeing?