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March 2017

Books on Screen

March 2017

March's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Shack, Before I Fall, The Zookeeper's Wife and Beauty and the Beast; the series premieres of "Time After Time" and "13 Reasons Why," along with the second season premiere of "Hap and Leonard"; and the DVD releases of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, A Kind of Murder and A Monster Calls.

 

In Theaters


Before I Fall

Release Date: March 3rd (wide)
Based on: BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver

Logan
Release Date: March 3rd (wide)
Based on: Wolverine: Old Man Logan comics by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven

The Shack
Release Date: March 3rd (wide)
Based on: THE SHACK by William P. Young

The Sense of an Ending
Release Date: March 10th (limited)
Based on: THE SENSE OF AN ENDING by Julian Barnes

Beauty and the Beast
Release Date: March 17th (wide)
Based on: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

T2: Trainspotting
Release Date: March 17th (limited)
Based on: Characters from TRAINSPOTTING and PORNO by Irvine Welsh

Wilson
Release Date: March 24th (wide)
Based on: WILSON by Daniel Clowes

The Boss Baby
Release Date: March 31st (wide)
Based on: THE BOSS BABY by Marla Frazee

Carrie Pilby
Release Date: March 31st (limited)
Based on: CARRIE PILBY by Caren Lissner

Ghost in the Shell
Release Date: March 31st (wide)
Based on: The Ghost in the Shell manga series by Masamune Shirow

The Zookeeper’s Wife
Release Date: March 31st (limited)
Based on: THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
 



On TV
 

“Time After Time”
Series Premiere: Sunday, March 5th at 9pm ET/PT on ABC
Based on: TIME AFTER TIME by Karl Alexander

“Hap and Leonard”
Season Two Premiere: Wednesday, March 15th at 10pm ET/PT on SundanceTV
Based on: Hap and Leonard series by Joe R. Lansdale

“13 Reasons Why”
Series Premiere: March 31st (all 13 episodes will be released on Netflix)
Based on: THIRTEEN REASONS WHY by Jay Asher

“Big Little Lies”
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO
Based on: BIG LITTLE LIES by Lianne Moriarty

“When We Rise”
Air Date: Friday, March 3rd at 9pm ET/PT on ABC (Parts VII and VIII)
Based on: WHEN WE RISE: My Life in the Movement by Cleve Jones

“Emerald City”
Air Dates: Fridays at 9pm ET/PT on NBC; Season One Finale on March 3rd
Based on: Land of Oz series by L. Frank Baum

“The Magicians”
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT on Syfy
Based on: THE MAGICIANS by Lev Grossman

“The Flash”
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: DC Comics character The Flash, created by Robert Kanigher, John Broome and Carmine Infantino

“Arrow”
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: DC Comics character Green Arrow, created by Mort Weisinger and George Papp
 


 

On DVD


A Kind of Murder

DVD Release Date: March 21st
Based on: THE BLUNDERER by Patricia Highsmith

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
DVD Release Date: March 28th
Based on: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM by J. K. Rowling

A Monster Calls

DVD Release Date: March 28th
Based on: A MONSTER CALLS by Patrick Ness