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February 2020

Books on Screen

February 2020

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Emma, The Call of the Wild and The Invisible Man; the debut of the eight-episode miniseries “The Good Lord Bird” on Showtime, along with the season premieres of "Outlander" on Starz and "The Sinner" on USA Network; and the DVD releases of Doctor Sleep, The Good Liar and Color Out of Space.

 

In Theaters

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Release Date: February 7th (wide)
Based on: The comic book series Birds of Prey by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and Chuck Dixon

Waiting for Anya
Release Date: February 7th (limited)
Based on: WAITING FOR ANYA by Michael Morpurgo

The Call of the Wild
Release Date: February 21st (wide)
Based on: THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London

Emma
Release Date: February 21st (limited)
Based on: EMMA by Jane Austen

The Invisible Man
Release Date: February 28th (wide)
Based on: THE INVISIBLE MAN by H.G. Wells

Wendy
Release Date: February 28th (limited)
Based on: PETER PAN by J.M. Barrie

 


 

On TV

 

Film Releases

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Release Date: February 12th on Netflix
Based on: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU by Jenny Han

All the Bright Places
Release Date: February 28th on Netflix
Based on: ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven

 

Series Premieres

"Locke & Key"
Release Date:
February 7th on Netflix
Based on: The comic book series Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

"The Good Lord Bird" (8-episode miniseries)
Air Dates: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on Showtime; Series Premiere on February 16th
Based on: THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride

 

Season Premieres

"The Sinner"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on USA Network; Season Three Premiere on February 6th
Based on: THE SINNER by Petra Hammesfahr

"Outlander"
Air Dates:
Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on Starz; Season Five Premiere on February 16th
Based on: THE FIERY CROSS by Diana Gabaldon

 

Season Finale

"Sandition"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Season One Finale on February 23rd
Based on: Jane Austen's unfinished novel, SANDITION

 

Ongoing Series

"Batwoman"
Air Dates:
Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics character Kate Kane/Batwoman, created by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid and Keith Giffen

"The Outsider" (10-episode miniseries)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO
Based on: THE OUTSIDER by Stephen King

"Supergirl"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics character Supergirl, created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino

"Dare Me"
Air Dates: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on USA
Based on: DARE ME by Megan Abbott

"Black Lightning"
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics character of the same name

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

"Miracle Workers: Dark Ages"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 10:30pm ET/PT on TBS
Based on: WHAT IN GOD'S NAME by Simon Rich

"Nancy Drew"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

“The Magicians”
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Syfy
Based on: THE MAGICIANS by Lev Grossman

"Stumptown"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC
Based on: The graphic novel series Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth

“Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector”
Air Dates: Fridays at 8pm ET/PT on NBC
Based on: THE BONE COLLECTOR by Jeffery Deaver

 


 

On DVD

Doctor Sleep
DVD Release Date: February 4th
Based on: DOCTOR SLEEP by Stephen King

The Good Liar
DVD Release Date: February 18th
Based on: THE GOOD LIAR by Nicholas Searle

Color Out of Space
DVD Release Date: February 25th
Based on: The short story "The Colour Out of Space" by H. P. Lovecraft