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February 2024

Books on Screen

February 2024

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Tracker" on CBS, "The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live" on AMC, and "One Day" on Netflix; the season two premiere of ABC's "Will Trent"; the conclusion of "Expats" on Amazon Prime Video; the films Argylle and Lisa Frankenstein in theaters; four Hallmark movies inspired by the life and work of Jane Austen (Paging Mr. Darcy, Love & Jane, An American in Austen and Sense and Sensibility); and the DVD releases of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, Wonka and Priscilla.

 

In Theaters


Argylle

Release Date: February 2nd (wide)
Based on: ARGYLLE by Elly Conway

The Promised Land
Release Date: February 2nd (limited)
Based on: THE CAPTAIN AND ANN BARBARA by Ida Jessen

Lisa Frankenstein
Release Date: February 9th (wide)
Based on: FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley

The Taste of Things
Release Date: February 9th (limited)
Based on: THE PASSIONATE EPICURE: La Vie et la passion de Dodin-Bouffant, Gourmet, by Marcel Rouff

Madame Web
Release Date: February 14th (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name

Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2
Release Date: February 14th (limited)
Based on: The Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Along for the Ride

Orion and the Dark
Release Date: February 2nd on Netflix
Based on: ORION AND THE DARK by Emma Yarlett

The Tiger's Apprentice
Release Date: February 2nd on Paramount+
Based on: THE TIGER'S APPRENTICE by Laurence Yep

Gilded Newport Mysteries: Murder at the Breakers
Air Date: Friday, February 2nd at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Based on: MURDER AT THE BREAKERS: A Gilded Newport Mystery, by Alyssa Maxwell

Paging Mr. Darcy
Air Date: Saturday, February 3rd at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen

Love & Jane
Air Date: Saturday, February 10th at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Inspired by: Jane Austen

An American in Austen
Air Date: Saturday, February 17th at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility
Air Date: Saturday, February 24th at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen
 

Series Premieres

"One Day"
Release Date: February 8th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: ONE DAY by David Nicholls

"Tracker"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on CBS; Series Premiere on February 11th following Super Bowl LVIII
Based on: THE NEVER GAME by Jeffery Deaver

"The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on AMC; Series Premiere on February 25th
Based on: The comic book series The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard

"Shōgun" (10-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Tuesdays on Hulu and FX; Series Premiere on February 27th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: SHŌGUN by James Clavell

"Red Queen"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Amazon Prime Video; Series Premiere on February 29th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: RED QUEEN by Juan Gómez-Jurado
 

Season Premieres

"Tokyo Vice"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Max; Season Two Premiere on February 8th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: TOKYO VICE: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan, by Jake Adelstein

"Will Trent"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 8pm ET/PT on ABC; Season Two Premiere on February 20th
Based on: The Will Trent series by Karin Slaughter
 

Series Finale

"Expats" (6-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Amazon Prime Video; Series Finale on February 23rd
Based on: THE EXPATRIATES by Janice Y. K. Lee
 

Season Finales

"Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Sundance Now and AMC+; Season One Finale on February 8th
Based on: SANCTUARY: A Novel of Suspense, Witchcraft, and Small Town Secrets, by V.V. James

"All Creatures Great and Small"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Season Four Finale on February 18th
Based on: The books of James Herriot
 

Ongoing Series

“Feud: Capote vs. The Swans” (8-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on FX
Based on: CAPOTE’S WOMEN: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era by Laurence Leamer

"Son of a Critch"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: SON OF A CRITCH: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir, by Mark Critch

"Masters of the Air" (9-episode miniseries)
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+
Based on: MASTERS OF THE AIR: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany, by Donald L. Miller

 

On DVD


The Canterville Ghost
DVD Release Date: February 13th
Based on: The short story "The Canterville Ghost" by Oscar Wilde

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes
DVD Release Date: February 13th
Based on: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES: A Hunger Games Novel by Suzanne Collins

The Marvels
DVD Release Date: February 13th
Based on: Marvel Comics featuring the characters Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau and Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel

Priscilla
DVD Release Date: February 13th
Based on: ELVIS AND ME: The True Story of the Love Between Priscilla Presley and the King of Rock N' Roll, by Priscilla Beaulieu Presley, with Sandra Harmon

The Three Musketeers — Part I: D’Artagnan
DVD Release Date: February 27th
Based on: THE THREE MUSKETEERS by Alexandre Dumas

Wonka
DVD Release Date: February 27th
Based on: Characters by Roald Dahl