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July 2018

Books on Screen

July 2018

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Ant-Man and the Wasp and Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot; the series premieres of "Sharp Objects" on HBO and "Castle Rock" on Hulu, along with the season one finale of AMC's "Dietland" and the conclusion of Cinemax's miniseries "C.B. Strike"; and the DVD releases of Ready Player One, The Leisure Seeker and Lean on Pete.


In Theaters

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Release Date: July 6th (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang/Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne/Wasp

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
Release Date: July 13th (limited)
Based on: DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT by John Callahan

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood
Release Date: July 27th (limited)
Based on: FULL SERVICE: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars, by Scotty Bowers with Lionel Friedberg





Series Premieres

"Sharp Objects" (8-episode miniseries)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Premiere on July 8th
Based on: SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn

"Castle Rock"
Release Date: July 25th on Hulu
Based on: The stories of Stephen King


Series/Season Finales

"C.B. Strike"
Air Dates:
Fridays at 10pm ET/PT on Cinemax; Series Finale on July 13th
Based on: THE CUCKOO'S CALLING by  J. K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith

Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on AMC; Season One Finale on July 30th
Based on: DIETLAND by Sarai Walker


Ongoing Series

Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Audience Network (DirecTV)
Based on: SIX DAYS OF THE CONDOR by James Grady

"Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 8pm ET/PT on Freeform
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters of the same name

"Strange Angel"
Streaming Dates: Thursdays on CBS All Access
Based on: STRANGE ANGEL: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons, by George Pendle




Lean on Pete
DVD Release Date: July 10th
Based on: LEAN ON PETE by Willy Vlautin

The Leisure Seeker
DVD Release Date: July 10th
Based on: THE LEISURE SEEKER by Michael Zadoorian

DVD Release Date: July 17th
Based on: DISOBEDIENCE by Naomi Alderman

You Were Never Really Here
DVD Release Date: July 17th
Based on: YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE by Jonathan Ames

Ready Player One

DVD Release Date: July 24th
Based on: READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline