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October 2018

Books on Screen

October 2018

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Hate U Give, Beautiful Boy and Can You Ever Forgive Me?; the series premiere of "I Feel Bad" on NBC, along with the season two finales of EPIX's "Get Shorty" and Audience Network's "Mr. Mercedes"; and the DVD releases of Leave No Trace, Down a Dark Hall and The Catcher Was a Spy.

 

In Theaters


The Hate U Give

Release Date: October 5th (limited); October 19th (wide)
Based on: THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas

Venom
Release Date: October 5th (wide)
Based on: The comic books Venom: Lethal Protector and Venom: Planet of the Symbiotes by David Michelinie

Beautiful Boy
Release Date: October 12th (limited)
Based on: BEAUTIFUL BOY: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff and TWEAK: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff

First Man
Release Date: October 12th (wide)
Based on: FIRST MAN: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Release Date: October 12th (wide)
Based on: The Goosebumps series by R. L. Stine

I Still See You
Release Date: October 12th (limited)
Based on: BREAK MY HEART 1,000 TIMES by Daniel Waters

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Release Date: October 19th (limited)
Based on: CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee Israel

Galveston
Release Date: October 19th (limited)
Based on: GALVESTON by Nic Pizzolatto

Wildlife
Release Date: October 19th (limited)
Based on: WILDLIFE by Richard Ford

Burning
Release Date: October 26th (limited)
Based on: The short story "Barn Burning" by Haruki Murakami

Hunter Killer
Release Date: October 26th (wide)
Based on: FIRING POINT by George Wallace and Don Keith

 



 

On TV
 

 

Series/Season Premieres

"I Feel Bad"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 9:30pm ET/PT on NBC; Series Premiere on October 4th
Based on: I FEEL BAD: All Day. Every Day. About Everything, by Orli Auslander

"The Haunting of Hill House"
Release Date: October 12th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE by Shirley Jackson

"Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
Release Date: October 26th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The comic book series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hack and Jack Morelli

"The Man in the High Castle"
Release Date: October 5th on Amazon Prime Video (Season Three)
Based on: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE by Philip K. Dick

“The Flash”
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Five Premiere on October 9th
Based on: The DC Comics character The Flash, created by Robert Kanigher, John Broome and Carmine Infantino

"Black Lightning"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Two Premiere on October 9th
Based on: The DC Comics character of the same name

“Arrow”
Air Dates: Mondays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Seven Premiere on October 15th
Based on: The DC Comics character Green Arrow, created by Mort Weisinger and George Papp

"Midnight, Texas"
Air Dates: Fridays at 9pm ET/PT on NBC; Season Two Premiere on October 26th
Based on: Midnight, Texas series by Charlaine Harris

 

Season Finales

"Chesapeake Shores"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel; Season Three Finale on October 7th
Based on: The Chesapeake Shores series by Sherryl Woods

"Get Shorty"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on EPIX; Season Two Finale on October 7th
Based on: GET SHORTY by Elmore Leonard

"Mr. Mercedes"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Audience Network (DirecTV); Season Two Finale on October 24th
Based on: MR. MERCEDES, FINDERS KEEPERS and END OF WATCH by Stephen King

 

Ongoing Series

"You"
Air Dates: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Based on: YOU by Caroline Kepnes

 


 

On DVD
 

The Catcher Was a Spy
DVD Release Date: October 2nd
Based on: THE CATCHER WAS A SPY: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg, by Nicholas Dawidoff

Leave No Trace
DVD Release Date: October 2nd
Based on: MY ABANDONMENT by Peter Rock

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
DVD Release Date: October 9th
Based on: DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT by John Callahan

Ant-Man and the Wasp
DVD Release Date: October 16th
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang/Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne/Wasp

Down a Dark Hall
DVD Release Date: October 16th
Based on: DOWN A DARK HALL by Lois Duncan

The Darkest Minds
DVD Release Date: October 30th
Based on: THE DARKEST MINDS by Alexandra Bracken