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September 2019

Books on Screen

September 2019

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Goldfinch, It: Chapter Two, Britt-Marie Was Here and Can You Keep a Secret?; the eight-part Netflix miniseries "Unbelievable" and the series premiere of "Stumptown" on ABC; and the DVD releases of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Aladdin, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am and Shaft.

 

In Theaters

It: Chapter Two
Release Date: September 6th (wide)
Based on: IT by Stephen King

Can You Keep a Secret?
Release Date: September 13th (limited)
Based on: CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? by Sophie Kinsella

The Goldfinch
Release Date: September 13th (wide)
Based on: THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt

Britt-Marie Was Here
Release Date: September 20th (limited)
Based on: BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE by Fredrik Backman

 


 

On TV

 

Series Premieres

"Unbelievable" (8-episode series)
Release Date: September 13th on Netflix
Based on: A FALSE REPORT: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

"Stumptown"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC; Series Premiere on September 25th
Based on: The graphic novel series Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth

 


 

On DVD

Aladdin
DVD Release Date: September 10th
Based on: An Arabic folktale from ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
DVD Release Date: September 17th
Based on: The life of Toni Morrison

X-Men: Dark Phoenix
DVD Release Date: September 17th
Based on: The Marvel Comics X-Men characters

Shaft
DVD Release Date: September 24th
Based on: SHAFT by Ernest Tidyman