Saw the Movie? Read the Book!

These June movies are based on books:

Devil’s Knot: based on Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt.
Fun fact: According to Colin Firth, when he was first offered the role of Darcy, his brother incredulously remarked, “Darcy? But isn’t he supposed to be sexy?” (IMDb)

Joe: based on Joe by Larry Brown (ebook available).
(Not so) fun fact: Gary Poulter, who plays the part of Wade the father a.k.a. G-Daawg, was a homeless man given the role by director David Gordon Green, who often casts locals in his movies. Poulter died on the streets of Austin a couple of months after filming stopped. (IMDb)

The Double: based on the short story The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (ebook available).
Fun fact: The first line of Yasmin Paige‘s character, Melanie, is “Idiot!”, the title of another novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, author of the novel upon which this film is based. (IMDb)

The Two Faces of January: based on The Two Faces of January by Patricia Highsmith (ebook available).
Fun fact: [Viggo Mortensen] [s]peaks fluent English, Spanish, Danish, and French, but he also speaks Swedish and Norwegian reasonably well. (IMDb)