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September 2018

Books on Screen

September 2018

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Unbroken: Path to Redemption, Bel Canto and Little Women; the series premieres of "The Miniaturist" on Amazon Prime Video and "You" on Lifetime, along with the season two finale of USA's "The Sinner"; and the DVD releases of Adrift and The Seagull.

 

In Theaters


God Bless the Broken Road

Release Date: September 7th (wide)
Based on: GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD by Jennifer Dornbush

Bel Canto
Release Date: September 14th (limited)
Based on: BEL CANTO by Ann Patchett

The Children Act
Release Date: September 14th (limited)
Based on: THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan

A Simple Favor
Release Date: September 14th (wide)
Based on: A SIMPLE FAVOR by Darcey Bell

Unbroken: Path to Redemption
Release Date: September 14th (wide)
Based on: UNBROKEN: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Release Date: September 21st (wide)
Based on: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK ON ITS WALLS by John Bellairs

The Sisters Brothers
Release Date: September 21st (limited)
Based on: THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Patrick deWitt

Little Women
Release Date: September 28th (wide)
Based on: LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott

The Old Man & the Gun
Release Date: September 28th (limited)
Based on: The essay "The Old Man and the Old Gun" from THE DEVIL AND SHERLOCK HOLMES: Tales of Murder, Madness and Obsession, by David Grann

 



 

On TV
 

 

Films

The Bad Seed
Air Date: September 9th at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Based on: THE BAD SEED by William March

The Land of Steady Habits
Release Date: September 14th on Netflix
Based on: THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

Hold the Dark
Release Date: September 28th on Netflix
Based on: HOLD THE DARK by William Giraldi

 

Series/Season Premieres

"Cathedral of the Sea"
Release Date: September 1st on Netflix
Based on: CATHEDRAL OF THE SEA by Ildefonso Falcones

"The Miniaturist" (3-part series)
Air Dates: Sundays on PBS "Masterpiece"; Series Premiere on September 9th at 9pm ET/PT
Based on: THE MINIATURIST by Jessie Burton

"You"
Air Dates: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on Lifetime; Series Premiere on September 9th
Based on: YOU by Caroline Kepnes

"Pete the Cat"
Release Date: September 21st on Amazon Prime Video (Season One)
Based on: Pete the Cat series by Eric Litwin, art by James Dean

 

Season Finale

"The Sinner"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on USA; Season Two Finale on September 19th
Based on: THE SINNER by Petra Hammesfahr

 

Ongoing Series

"Chesapeake Shores"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: The Chesapeake Shores series by Sherryl Woods

"Get Shorty"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on EPIX
Based on: GET SHORTY by Elmore Leonard

"Mr. Mercedes"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Audience Network (DirecTV)
Based on: MR. MERCEDES, FINDERS KEEPERS and END OF WATCH by Stephen King

 


 

On DVD
 

Adrift
DVD Release Date: September 4th
Based on: RED SKY IN MOURNING: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea, by Tami Oldham Ashcraft with Susea McGearhart

The Seagull
DVD Release Date: September 25th
Based on: THE SEAGULL by Anton Chekhov