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November 2020

Books on Screen

November 2020

November's Books on Screen roundup includes the films Hillbilly Elegy, Between the World and Me, Let Him Go and The Informer; the series premieres of HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant" and ABC's "Big Sky"; the season two premiere of HBO's "His Dark Materials"; the series finales of "The Good Lord Bird" on Showtime, "The Undoing" on HBO, "The Spanish Princess" on Starz, and "The Right Stuff" on Disney+; and the DVD release of After We Collided.


In Theaters

The Informer
Release Date: November 6th; also available on demand
Based on: THREE SECONDS by Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström

Let Him Go
Release Date: November 6th
Based on: LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

Come Away
Release Date: November 13th; also available on demand
Based on: The title characters in ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND by Lewis Carroll and PETER PAN by J. M. Barrie

Jiu Jitsu
Release Date: November 20th; also available on demand
Based on: The comic book JIU JITSU by Dimitri Logothetis and Jim McGrath




Film Releases

Hillbilly Elegy
Release Date:
November 20th on Netflix
Based on: HILLBILLY ELEGY: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

Between the World and Me
Air Date: November 21st at 8pm ET/PT on HBO
Based on: BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black Beauty
Release Date: November 27th on Disney+
Based on: BLACK BEAUTY by Anna Sewel

Made-for-TV Movie

A Timeless Christmas
Air Date: November 15th at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: A TIMELESS CHRISTMAS: An Enchanting Time Travel Romance, by Alexis Stanton

Series Premieres

"Dash & Lily"
Release Date: November 10th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The YA series Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn

"Big Sky"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC; Series Premiere on November 17th
Based on: THE HIGHWAY by C. J. Box

"The Flight Attendant" (8-part limited series)
Release Dates: Thursdays on HBO Max; Series Premiere on November 26th (the first three episodes will be available)
Based on: THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT by Chris Bohjalian

Season Premiere

"His Dark Materials"
Air Dates: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Season Two Premiere on November 16th
Based on: His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman

Series Finales

"The Good Lord Bird" (7-part limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Showtime; Series Finale on November 15th
Based on: THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride

"The Right Stuff" (8-part limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Disney+; Series Finale on November 20th
Based on: THE RIGHT STUFF by Tom Wolfe

"The Spanish Princess"
Air Dates: Sundays on Starz (times vary); Series Finale on November 29th
Based on: THE CONSTANT PRINCESS and THE KING'S CURSE by Philippa Gregory

"The Undoing" (6-part limited series)
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on HBO; Series Finale on November 29th
Based on: YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWN by Jean Hanff Korelitz



After We Collided
DVD Release Date: November 24th
Based on: AFTER WE COLLIDED by Anna Todd