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July 2019

Books on Screen

July 2019

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature film Spider-Man: Far From Home; the season finale of HBO's "Big Little Lies" and the season premiere of "Sweetbitter" on Starz, along with the made-for-TV movie Christmas Camp, which airs on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries; and the DVD releases of Pet Sematary, The Best of Enemies and Breakthrough.

 

In Theaters


Spider-Man: Far From Home
Release Date: July 2nd (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics character Spider-Man

 


 

On TV

 

Made-for-TV Movie

Christmas Camp
Air Date: Thursday, July 11th at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Based on: CHRISTMAS CAMP by Karen Schaler

 

Series/Season Premieres

"Granchester"
Air Dates: Sundays on PBS "Masterpiece" at 9pm ET/PT; Season Four Premiere on July 14th
Based on: The Granchester Mysteries by James Runcie

"Sweetbitter"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Starz; Season Two Premiere on July 14th
Based on: SWEETBITTER by Stephanie Danler

"The Boys" (Season One)
Release Date: July 26th on Amazon Prime
Based on: The comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson

 

Season Finale

"Big Little Lies"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Season Two Finale on July 21st
Based on: BIG LITTLE LIES by Lianne Moriarty

 

Ongoing Series

"The Handmaid's Tale" (Season Three)
Release Dates: New episodes available every Wednesday on Hulu
Based on: THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood

"The Rook" (8-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on Starz
Based on: THE ROOK by Daniel O'Malley

 


 

On DVD

The Best of Enemies
DVD Release Date: July 2nd
Based on: THE BEST OF ENEMIES: Race and Redemption in the New South, by Osha Gray Davidson

Storm Boy
DVD Release Date: July 2nd
Based on: STORM BOY by Colin Thiele

After
DVD Release Date: July 9th
Based on: AFTER by Anna Todd

Pet Sematary
DVD Release Date: July 9th
Based on: PET SEMATARY by Stephen King

Breakthrough
DVD Release Date: July 16th
Based on: THE IMPOSSIBLE: The Miraculous Story of a Mother's Faith and Her Child's Resurrection, by Joyce Smith with Ginger Kolbaba

Shazam!
DVD Release Date: July 16th
Based on: The DC Comics character of the same name

Alita: Battle Angel
DVD Release Date: July 23rd
Based on: Battle Angel Alita: Last Order manga series by Yukito Kishiro

Hellboy
DVD Release Date: July 23rd
Based on: The Dark Horse Comics character of the same name

UglyDolls
DVD Release Date: July 30th
Based on: Characters from the UglyDolls series by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim