Here are some of the most exciting new releases in movies, TV, books, comics, music and more on the horizon in June. As always, release dates are subject to change without notice.

“Luther” (BBC America). Idris Elba once again stars as the emotionally volatile detective John Luther in this feature-length TV movie about, could it be ... a serial killer? (June 2)

“NOS4A2” (AMC). Based on Joe Hill's 2013 novel and pronounced "Nosferatu," the series involves an artist (Ashleigh Cummings) attempting to stop a vampire (Zachary Quinto) from feasting on children. (June 2)

“City of Girls: A Novel” by Elizabeth Gilbert (Riverhead). The lady who blessed us with “Eat, Pray, Love” and “The Signature of All Things” explores pleasure, adventure and becoming who you are, set in the 1940s New York City theater world. (June 4)

“Fall; or, Dodge in Hell” by Neal Stephenson (HarperCollins). Man, there are a lot of big books coming out June 4. Here is the new doorstop from sci-fi/fantasy legend Stephenson, exploring (clears throat) gaming, the afterlife, brain death, cryonics and soul upload. (June 4)

“More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk” by John Doe and Tom DeSavia (Da Capo). In this sequel to “Under the Big Black Sun,” X co-founder John Doe explores the years 1982 to 1987. (June 4)

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“Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player” by Pete Rose (Penguin). The memoir of one Peter Rose, baseball legend and cautionary tale. (June 4)

“Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson” by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow (Chicago Review). Rumored to be the thus-far-definitive biography of the enigmatic, mythical bluesman. (June 4)

“This Storm” by James Ellroy (Knopf). Latest noir epic from the most infamous American crime fiction writer of the age. (June 4)

"Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" (Netflix). A reboot of (and sequel to) the early-1990s TV miniseries about San Francisco in the 1970s that made Laura Linney famous, which itself was adapted from the popular series of novels. Linney is in it, as is Ellen Page as her daughter. (June 7)

“Dark Phoenix.” Perhaps the final film in the 20th Century Fox-controlled "X-Men" franchise stars Sophie Turner as god-level psychic/telekinetic Jean Grey, aka the title character. (June 7)

Cave In, “Final Transmission” (Hydra Head). The band’s first album since 2011 is also their last to feature bassist Caleb Scofield, who was killed in an auto accident in 2018. Half of the proceeds will go to Scofield’s wife and children (June 7)

Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” (Jonas Brothers Recording/Republic). They’re back! (June 7)

Bob Dylan, “The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings” (Columbia/Legacy). This 14-CD box set contains 148 tracks from five shows during the Rolling Thunder tour. (June 7)

“Big Little Lies” (HBO). The ladies who totally killed an abuser and rapist are back for a second season, and now they (and we) have to deal with Meryl Streep. (June 9)

“Die Volume 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker” by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans (Image). The brilliant comic book writer Gillen and artist Hans tackle the role-playing game genre in this fascinating tale. (June 11)

“Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory: Stories” by Raphael Bob-Waksberg (Knopf). Short stories from the fellow who invented “BoJack Horseman,” one of the most depressing television programs in the medium’s history. (June 11)

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Bruce Springsteen, “Western Stars” (Columbia). His first studio album in five years. Produced by Ron Aniello and Springsteen, mixed by Tom Elmhirst, with guests like wife Patti Scialfa, Jon Brion, Soozie Tyrell and David Sancious. (June 14)

“Los Espookys” (HBO). A new comedy series from Fred Armisen set in Mexico City about a group of friends who love monsters and horror movies. (June 14)

“Men in Black: International.” A buddy cop movie with Thor and Valkyrie — sorry, a buddy cop movie starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. Sold. (June 14).

Baroness, “Gold & Grey” (Abraxan Hymns). The metal act’s first album with guitarist Gina Gleason. (June 14)

Calexico/Iron & Wine, “Years to Burn” (Sub Pop). Every few years, these two acts get together to futz around with folk and country and singer-songwriter structures. Something interesting usually happens. (June 14)

Madonna, “Madame X” (Boy Toy/Live Nation Worldwide/Interscope). Another one produced by Mirwais; guests include Maluma, Quavo, Swae Lee and Anitta. (June 14)

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)” (Fantasy/Concord). Country-roots rock as God intended, with Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Kesha, Micah Nelson, Shooter Jennings and more. (June 14)

“Euphoria” (HBO). This new series stars Zendaya, Maude Apatow, Sydney Sweeney and more as high-schoolers dealing with sex, drugs, school and the usual teenage stuff. (June 16)

“Toy Story 4.” The franchise that built Pixar returns with a fourth movie starring Buzz and Woody. I guess they are going to make these until Tom Hanks and Tim Allen are dead. (June 21)

Willie Nelson, “Ride Me Back Home” (Legacy Recordings). May he never, ever retire. (June 21)

The Raconteurs, “Help Us Stranger” (Third Man). This is fine, and their first album since 2008, but ... how about more Dead Weather music, especially like “Blue Blood Blues”? (June 21)

Prince, “Originals” (Rhino/NPG / Warner). It is accomplished! Here are 14 previously unreleased songs by Prince — tunes he wrote for other artists — including “The Glamorous Life,” “Manic Monday,” “Make-Up” and “Nothing Compares 2 U.” (June 21 for streaming on Tidal; physical copies are out July 9)

“BTTM FDRS” by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore (Fantagraphics). A 300-page graphic novel about cultural appropriation, Chicago, fashion and body horror. Sign me up. (June 25)

“Yesterday.” So is the deal with this movie that the Beatles never happened or that they happened and one day everyone forgot their songs? Because the second is an OK premise while the first doesn’t make a lick of sense if it is also a world with rock-based pop music. Directed by Danny Boyle from a script by Richard Curtis, one of the corniest screenwriters working in English. (June 28)

The Black Keys, “Let’s Rock” (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch). Their first album in five years. (June 28)

Various artists, “Woodstock: Back to the Garden – 50th Anniversary Experience” (Rhino/Atlantic). A completely insane-looking 10-CD, 162-song box set that features live recordings of every performer at the 1969 festival. Includes interstitial bits from the announcers. Do not eat the brown acid. (June 28)