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March 2021

Books on Screen

March 2021

March's Books on Screen roundup includes the films My Salinger Year, Chaos Walking, Netflix's Moxie and HBO Max's "Zack Snyder's Justice League"; the series premieres of "The One" and "The Irregulars" on Netflix; the conclusions of "Beartown" on HBO and "The Luminaries" on Starz; the season finales of "A Discovery of Witches" on Sundance Now and "American Gods" on Starz; and the DVD releases of News of the World and Wonder Woman 1984.

 

In Theaters


Chaos Walking
Release Date: March 5th
Based on: THE KNIFE OF NEVER LETTING GO by Patrick Ness

My Salinger Year
Release Date: March 5th; also available on demand
Based on: MY SALINGER YEAR by Joanna Rakoff

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Moxie
Release Date: March 3rd on Netflix
Based on: MOXIE by Jennifer Mathieu

Cherry
Release Date: March 12th on Apple TV+
Based on: CHERRY by Nico Walker

Zack Snyder's Justice League
Release Date: March 18th on HBO Max
Based on: The DC Comics superhero team of the same name

Secret Magic Control Agency
Release Date: March 25th on Netflix
Based on: The fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel" by the Brothers Grimm
 

Series Premieres

"Cold Courage"
Release Dates: Thursdays on AMC+; the first three episodes will be available on March 11th
Based on: The Studio series by Pekka Hiltunen

"The One"
Release Date: March 12th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: THE ONE by John Marrs

"The Falcon and the Winter Soldier"
Release Dates: Fridays on Disney+; Series Premiere on March 19th
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters Sam Wilson/Falcon and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier

"Invincible"
Release Date: March 26th on Amazon Prime Video (Season One)
Based on: The comic book series Invincible by Robert Kirkman

"The Irregulars"
Release Date:
March 26th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 

Series Finales

"WandaVision"
Release Dates: Fridays on Disney+; Series Finale on March 5th
Based on: The Marvel Comics characters Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and Vision

"Beartown" (5-part limited series)
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Finale on March 22nd
Based on: BEARTOWN by Fredrik Backman

"The Luminaries"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9:30pm ET/PT on Starz; Series Finale on March 28th
Based on: THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton
 

Season Finales

"A Discovery of Witches"
Release Dates: Saturdays on Sundance Now; Season Two Finale on March 13th
Based on: A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES by Deborah Harkness

"American Gods"
Air Dates: Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on Starz; Season Three Finale on March 21st
Based on: AMERICAN GODS by Neil Gaiman

"Snowpiercer"
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on TNT; Season Two Finale on March 29th
Based on: SNOWPIERCER: THE ESCAPE written by Jacques Lob, illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette

"Resident Alien"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Syfy; Season One Finale on March 31st
Based on: The comic book series Resident Alien by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse
 

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

"Black Lightning"
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics character of the same name

"The Resident"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 8pm ET/PT on FOX
Based on: UNACCOUNTABLE: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, by Martin Makary, MD

"Big Sky"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC
Based on: THE HIGHWAY by C. J. Box

"Riverdale"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The characters of Archie Comics

"Nancy Drew"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

 

On DVD
 

News of the World
DVD Release Date: March 23rd
Based on: NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles

Wonder Woman 1984
DVD Release Date: March 30th
Based on: The DC Comics character Wonder Woman