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July 2021

Books on Screen

July 2021

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the six-episode miniseries "Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes" on HBO; the conclusion of "Lisey's Story" on Apple TV+; the series premieres of the "Gossip Girl" reboot on HBO Max and "The Pursuit of Love" on Amazon Prime Video; Netflix's Fear Street trilogy, The Last Letter from Your Lover and season three of "Virgin River"; and the DVD releases of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street and Walking with Herb.

 

In Theaters


Wish You Were Here
Release Date: July 2nd (limited); also available on demand
Based on: WISH YOU WERE HERE by Renée Carlino

Black Widow
Release Date: July 9th (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name

Fear and Loathing in Aspen
Release Date: July 23rd (limited)
Based on: FEAR AND LOATHING IN ASPEN: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream, by Hunter S. Thompson

Old
Release Date: July 23rd (wide)
Based on: SANDCASTLE by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Fear Street Part One: 1994
Release Date:
July 2nd on Netflix
Based on: The Fear Street series by R. L. Stine

Major Grom: Plague Doctor
Release Date: July 7th on Netflix
Based on: The comic book series Major Grom by Artyom Gabrelyanov

Black Widow
Release Date: July 9th on Disney+
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name

Fear Street Part Two: 1978
Release Date: July 9th on Netflix
Based on: The Fear Street series by R. L. Stine

Fear Street Part Three: 1666
Release Date: July 16th on Netflix
Based on: The Fear Street series by R. L. Stine

The Last Letter from Your Lover
Release Date: July 23rd on Netflix
Based on: THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER by Jojo Moyes
 

Series Premieres

"Gossip Girl"
Release Dates: Thursdays on HBO Max; Series Premiere available on July 8th
Based on: The Gossip Girl series by Cecily von Ziegesar

"The Cook of Castamar"
Release Date: July 9th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: THE COOK OF CASTAMAR by Fernando J. Muñez

"Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes" (6-episode miniseries)
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Premiere on July 12th (back-to-back episodes air each Monday through July 26th)
Based on: CATCH AND KILL: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

"The Pursuit of Love"
Release Date: July 30th on Amazon Prime Video (Season One)
Based on: THE PURSUIT OF LOVE by Nancy Mitford
 

Season Premiere

"Virgin River"
Release Date:
July 9th on Netflix (Season Three)
Based on: The Virgin River series by Robyn Carr
 

Series Finales

"Little Birds" (6-episode limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Starz; Series Finale on July 11th
Based on: LITTLE BIRDS by Anais Nin

"Lisey's Story" (8-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; Series Finale on July 16th
Based on: LISEY'S STORY by Stephen King
 

Season Finale

"Loki"
Release Dates:
Wednesdays on Disney+; Season One Finale available on July 14th
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name
 

Ongoing Series

"The Mysterious Benedict Society"
Release Dates: Fridays on Disney+
Based on: The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart

 

On DVD
 

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
DVD Release Date: July 6th
Based on: STREET GANG: The Complete History of Sesame Streetby Michael Davis

Walking with Herb
DVD Release Date: July 27th
Based on: WALKING WITH HERB by Joe Bullock