David Oyelowo has taken on daunting roles before. In Selma, he became the first actor to portray Martin Luther King Jr. in a major biopic. But in the original film Nightingale, which premieres May 29 on HBO, he takes on seven roles in one. Oyelowo plays a veteran suffering from multiple personalities, slowly unraveling onscreen. He went full Method for the role, staying in character for the entire shoot to deliver a performance that’s peerless, literally: Oyelowo has no co-stars in the film.
In director Cameron Crowe’s romantic comedy Aloha, out May 29, Bradley Cooper plays a defense contractor who falls for an Air Force pilot (Emma Stone) while on assignment in Hawaii.
Ryan O’Connell amassed a following for candidly blogging about his life on the Internet. Now he brings his sharp wit to a memoir about growing up gay and with cerebral palsy, I’m Special, out June 2.
The third season of NBC’s Hannibal tracks the series’ murderous antihero as he settles into European life after escaping capture by the FBI. Jeremy Crutchley guest-stars in the premiere on June 4.
THERE ARE WAY MORE CAMEOS IN THIS MOVIE THAN ANY FILM MADE BY MUPPETS.
JUDY BLUME IS BACK ON SHELVES
This appears in the June 08, 2015 issue of TIME.