Adaptations

This space serves as a listing of movie & television adaptations that have released or have a release date. This space does not include books that have been green lit or are in pre-production. See an adaptation missing? Email melanininya@gmail.com!

Movies

The Sun is Also A Star (Nicola Yoon)

Studio: Warner Bros.

Release Date: May 17, 2019

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Director: Stella Meghie

Screenwriter: J. Mills Goodloe

Domestic Opening: $2,511,530

Domestic Gross Earnings: $4,950,029

Worldwide Earnings: $6,750,029

Streaming: Amazon

The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)

Studio: 20th Century Studios

Release Date: September 7, 2019

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 2 hours 13 minutes

Director: George Tillman Jr.

Screenwriter: Audrey Wells

Domestic Opening: $512,035

Domestic Gross Earnings: $29,719,483

Worldwide Earnings: $34,934,009

Streaming: Amazon, HBO

Monster (Walter Dean Myers)

Studio: Entertainment Studios

Limited Release Date: January 22, 2018

Rating: R

Running Time: 1 hour 38 minutes

Director: Anthony Mandler

Screenwriters: Janece Shaffer & Colen C. Wiley

Alternate Title: All Rise

Streaming: Unavailable

Everything, Everything (Nicola Yoon)

Studio: Warner Bros.

Release Date: May 19, 2017

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 1 hour 36 minutes

Director: Stella Meghie

Screenwriter: J. Mills Goodloe

Domestic Opening: $11,727,390

Domestic Gross Earnings: $34,121,140

Worldwide Earnings: $61,621,140

Streaming: Amazon

Precious (Based on Push by Sapphire)

Studio: Lionsgate Entertainment.

Release Date: November 6, 2009

Rating: R

Running Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Director: Lee Daniels

Screenwriter: Geoffrey Fletcher

Domestic Opening: $1,872,458

Domestic Gross Earnings: $47,566,524

Worldwide Earnings: $63,649,529

Streaming: Amazon, HBO

Television

Tiny Pretty Things (Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra)

Network: Netflix

Genre: Drama

Series Run: 10 Episodes

Series Premiere: December 14, 2020

Streaming: Netflix

Noughts & Crosses (Malorie Blackman)

Network: BBC One

Genre: Drama

Series Run: 6 Episodes

Series Premiere: March 5, 2020

Streaming (UK Only): BBC