Skip to main content

July 2017

Books on Screen

July 2017

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Atomic Blonde; the long-awaited season seven premiere of "Game of Thrones" on HBO and the series premiere of "Midnight, Texas" on NBC; and the DVD releases of The Lost City of Z and The Zookeeper's Wife.


In Theaters

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Release Date: July 7th (wide)
Based on: Marvel Comics character of the same name, created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Release Date: July 21st (wide)
Based on: Valérian and Laureline comic book series, created by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières

Atomic Blonde
Release Date: July 28th (wide)
Based on: THE COLDEST CITY by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart




Series/Season Premieres

"Game of Thrones"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Season Seven Premiere on July 16th
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin

"Midnight, Texas"
Air Dates: Mondays at 10pm ET/PT on NBC; Series Premiere on July 24th
Based on: Midnight, Texas series by Charlaine Harris


Series Finale

"Still Star-Crossed"
Air Dates: Saturdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC; Series Finale on July 29th
Based on: STILL STAR-CROSSED by Melinda Taub


Ongoing Series

"The Mist"
Air Dates: Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT on Spike
Based on: "The Mist," originally a novella in SKELETON CREW: Stories by Stephen King

"Queen Sugar"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on OWN
Based on: QUEEN SUGAR by Natalie Baszile



The Zookeeper's Wife
DVD Release Date: July 4th
Based on: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE: A War Story by Diane Ackerman

The Lost City of Z
DVD Release Date: July 11th
Based on: THE LOST CITY OF Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

Smurfs: The Lost Village
DVD Release Date: July 11th
Based on: The Smurfs comic book series, created by Peyo

Their Finest
DVD Release Date: July 11th
Based on: THEIR FINEST by Lissa Evans

Tommy's Honour
DVD Release Date: July 18th
Based on: TOMMY'S HONOR: The Story of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, Golf's Founding Father and Son, by Kevin Cook

The Boss Baby
DVD Release Date: July 25th
Based on: THE BOSS BABY by Marla Frazee

Ghost in the Shell
DVD Release Date: July 25th
Based on: The Ghost in the Shell manga series by Masamune Shirow