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July 2024

Books on Screen

July 2024

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Emperor of Ocean Park" on MGM+, "Lady in the Lake" on Apple TV+, and "Mafia Spies" on Paramount+; the season premieres of AMC's "Snowpiercer" and Starz's "The Serpent Queen"; the season finale of "Presumed Innocent" on Apple TV+; the continuation of HBO's "House of the Dragon"; the films Deadpool & Wolverine and Widow Clicquot; and the DVD releases of Lisa Frankenstein, Tarot and Fast Charlie.

 

In Theaters


The Convert

Release Date: July 12th (limited)
Based on: WULF by Hamish Clayton

Widow Clicquot
Release Date: July 19th (limited)
Based on: THE WIDOW CLICQUOT: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It, by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Deadpool & Wolverine
Release Date: July 26th (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters Deadpool and Wolverine

Only the River Flows
Release Date: July 26th (limited)
Based on: MISTAKES BY THE RIVER by Yu Hua

 

On TV

 

Film Release

Along for the Ride

The Imaginary
Release Date: July 5th on Netflix
Based on: THE IMAGINARY by A.F. Harrold
 

Series Premieres

"Sunny"
Release Dates: Wednesdays on Apple TV+; Series Premiere on July 10th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: THE DARK MANUAL by Colin O'Sullivan

"Emperor of Ocean Park"
Release Dates: Sundays on MGM+; Series Premiere on July 14th
Based on: THE EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK by Stephen L. Carter

"Mafia Spies" (6-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Tuesdays on Paramount+; Series Premiere on July 16th
Based on: MAFIA SPIES: The Inside Story of the CIA, Gangsters, JFK, and Castro, by Thomas Maier

"Those About to Die"
Release Date: July 18th on Peacock (all episodes will be available)
Based on: THOSE ABOUT TO DIE by Daniel P. Mannix

"Lady in the Lake" (7-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; Series Premiere on July 19th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: LADY IN THE LAKE by Laura Lippman

"The Decameron"
Release Date: July 25th on Netflix (all episodes will be available)
Based on: THE DECAMERON by Giovanni Boccaccio

"Tokyo Swindlers"
Release Date: July 25th on Netflix (all episodes will be available)
Based on: TOKYO SWINDLERS by Ko Shinjo
 

Season Premieres

"The Serpent Queen"
Air Dates: Fridays at 8pm ET/PT on Starz; Season 2 Premiere on July 12th
Based on: CATHERINE DE MEDICI: Renaissance Queen of France, by Leonie Frieda

"Hit-Monkey"
Release Date: July 15th on Hulu (all episodes of Season 2 will be available)
Based on: The comic book series Hit-Monkey by Daniel Way and Dalibor Talajić

"Snowpiercer"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on AMC; Season 4 Premiere on July 21st
Based on: The graphic novel series Snowpiercer by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette
 

Season Finales

"The Boys"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Prime Video; Season 4 Finale on July 18th
Based on: The comic book series The Boys by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson

"Land of Women"
Release Dates: Wednesdays on Apple TV+; Season 1 Finale on July 24th
Based on: LAND OF WOMEN by Sandra Barneda

"Presumed Innocent"
Release Dates: Wednesdays on Apple TV+; Season 1 Finale on July 24th
Based on: PRESUMED INNOCENT by Scott Turow
 

Ongoing Series

"Grantchester"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Season 9 continues
Based on: The Grantchester Mysteries by James Runcie

"House of the Dragon"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Season 2 continues
Based on: FIRE & BLOOD: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

 

On DVD
 

Fast Charlie
DVD Release Date: July 9th
Based on: GUN MONKEYS by Victor Gischler

Tarot
DVD Release Date: July 9th
Based on: HORRORSCOPE by Nicholas Adams

Lisa Frankenstein
DVD Release Date: July 31st
Based on: FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley