This May, we’re on the lookout for a book by best-selling author Roxane Gay, a suspenseful thriller starring Gabrielle Union, an on-screen look at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s romance, plus another season of ‘The Bachelorette.’
These are our May picks for new media: music, movies, books and shows.
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
On shelves May 1
New York Times’ best-selling author Roxane Gay delivers a collection of first-person accounts of rape, assault and harassment from the female perspective. These essays tackle many different personal issues, including stories from actresses Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union, and writers Amy Jo Burns, Lyz Lenz and Claire Schwartz.
In theaters May 11
Gabrielle Union is the star of this suspenseful thriller directed by James McTeigue. Union plays a mother of two who is determined to save her children’s lives after four men break into her father’s estate during a weekend family vacation.
Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance
Airing May 13
Lifetime brings an on-screen look at the budding romance turned partnership between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Actors Murray Fraser and Parisa Fitz-Henley will star in this fictionalized TV film based on the royal relationship.
Airing on May 28
The Bachelorette returns for its 14th season with Becca Kufrin, the woman who was proposed to and later broken up with by Arie Luyendyk Jr. in The Bachelor’s season 22 finale. See what happens as Kufrin sets out to find love a second time.