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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 first season of "High Fidelity" on Hulu, 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, Jojo Rabbit 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

"Briarpatch"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT on USA Network; Series Premiere on February 6th
Based on: BRIARPATCH by Ross Thomas

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

"High Fidelity"
Release Date: February 14th on Hulu
Based on: HIGH FIDELITY by Nick Hornby

"I Am Not Okay with This"
Release Date: February 26th on Netflix
Based on: I AM NOT OKAY WITH THIS by Charles Forsman

 

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

"Altered Carbon"
Release Date: February 27th on Netflix (Season Two)
Based on: ALTERED CARBON by Richard K. Morgan

 

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 Network
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

Jojo Rabbit
DVD Release Date: February 18th
Based on: CAGING SKIES by Christine Leunens

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