We get a delicious thrill when our favorite audiobooks make their way to television and movie screens. Will the adapatation be as good as we hope? Will audiences fall in love with the story like we did? Are the people and characters how we imagined them to be?
This spring, there’s a plethora of book-to-screen adaptations. From beloved classics and intriguing true stories to the highly anticipated return of a fan favorite series, your to-listen list just got a bit longer.
MOVIE OUT NOW
If you’ve already watched Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, dive into the series by listening to the first audiobook, Nancy Drew: The Secret of the Old Clock. And, if you haven’t seen the movie yet, this is a great place to get acquainted with the family-friendly series!
MOVIE OUT NOW
Carol Danvers kicks off her U.S. Air Force career with her first year at flight school, where she’ll be tested in ways she never thought possible–and make a lifelong friend, Maria Rambeau, in the process–in this atmospheric and exciting prelude to Marvel Studios’ film, Captain Marvel!
Watch the trailer for Captain Marvel:
NOW ON HBO
“Damron is the perfect choice as narrator. His precisely articulated style makes the entire effort sound as if it is a cloak-and-dagger spy novel.” —AudioFile
Watch the trailer for The Inventor: Out for Blood:
AIRING ON PBS APRIL 14
This classic novel—and Broadway musical—makes its way to the silver screen in a new miniseries. Brush up on the story before watching!
Watch the trailer for Les MisĂ©rables:
AIRING ON HBO APRIL 14
“Roy Dotrice has a gruff voice and style that is right at home in this harsh environment. He gives voice to a broad cast of characters with great range. From the most naive to the most devious and petulant, the personalities of the characters are drawn out and developed as they grow and change in influence.” —AudioFile
Watch the trailer for Game of Thrones season 8:
AIRING ON HBO APRIL 22
In 1834, Anne Lister made history by celebrating and recording the first ever known marriage to another woman. Now the basis for the HBO series Gentleman Jack, this is her remarkable, true story.
Watch the trailer for Gentleman Jack:
COMING APRIL 26
Relive the emotional and thrilling adventures from the film Avengers: Infinity War right on the cusp of the release of Avengers: Endgame!
IN THEATERS MAY 17
“This trio of narrators turns the alternating voices in this story into a terrific audio.” —AudioFile (Earphones Award Winner)
Watch the trailer for The Sun is Also a Star:
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
ON NETFLIX NOW
“Boutsikaris’s portrayal of Williamson’s frustration and horror as he screams for hours from his cell’s confinement brings chills. This audiobook will shock–and make you doubt the criminal justice system.” —AudioFile (Earphones Award Winner)
Watch the trailer for The Innocent Man:
Interested in listening to more audiobooks that have been adapted for screen? Take a look at our Movie & TV Adaptations collection!