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October 2019

Books on Screen

October 2019

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Joker, The Addams Family and Jojo Rabbit; the series premieres of "Mrs. Fletcher" on HBO and "Nancy Drew" on The CW, along with the eight-episode Hulu series "Looking for Alaska"; and the DVD releases of Can You Keep a Secret? and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

 

In Theaters

Joker
Release Date: October 4th (wide)
Based on: DC Comics characters

The Addams Family
Release Date: October 11th (wide)
Based on: The Addams Family comics by Charles Addams

Jojo Rabbit
Release Date: October 18th (limited)
Based on: CAGING SKIES by Christine Leunens

 


 

On TV

 

Series Premieres

"Batwoman"
Air Dates:
Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW; Series Premiere on October 6th
Based on: The DC Comics character Kate Kane/Batwoman, created by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid and Keith Giffen

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

"Looking for Alaska" (8-episode series)
Release Date: October 18th on Hulu
Based on: LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green

"Watchmen"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Premiere on October 20th
Based on: The Watchmen comics by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

"Mrs. Fletcher" (7-episode series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 10:30pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Premiere on October 27th
Based on: MRS. FLETCHER by Tom Perrotta

 

Season Premieres

"Supergirl"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Five Premiere on October 6th
Based on: The DC Comics character Supergirl, created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino

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

"Arrow"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW; Season Eight Premiere on October 15th
Based on: The DC Comics character Green Arrow, created by Mort Weisinger and George Papp

 

Ongoing Series

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

 


 

On DVD


Spider-Man: Far From Home

DVD Release Date: October 1st
Based on: The Marvel Comics character Spider-Man

Can You Keep a Secret?
DVD Release Date: October 15th
Based on: CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? by Sophie Kinsella