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September 2021

Books on Screen

September 2021

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the season two premieres of "The Morning Show" on Apple TV+ and "Big Sky" on ABC; the series debuts of Peacock's "Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol," Showtime's "American Rust" and Netflix's "The Chestnut Man"; the films Dear Evan Hansen, Cinderella, Cry Macho and Worth; and the DVD releases of Black Widow and Cruella.
 

 

In Theaters


Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Release Date: September 3rd (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics featuring the character Shang-Chi

We Need to Do Something
Release Date: September 3rd (limited)
Based on: WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING by Max Booth III

Cry Macho
Release Date:
September 17th (wide)
Based on: CRY MACHO by
N. Richard Nash

Dear Evan Hansen
Release Date: September 24th (wide)
Based on: DEAR EVAN HANSEN by Val Emmich, with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Cinderella
Release Date: September 3rd on Amazon Prime Video
Based on: The fairy tale "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault

Worth
Release Date: September 3rd on Netflix
Based on: WHAT IS LIFE WORTH?: The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11, by Kenneth R. Feinberg

Firedrake the Silver Dragon
Release Date: September 10th on Netflix
Based on: DRAGON RIDER by Cornelia Funke

Nightbooks
Release Date: September 15th on Netflix
Based on: NIGHTBOOKS by J. A. White

Cry Macho
Release Date: September 17th on HBO Max
Based on: CRY MACHO by N. Richard Nash

The Mad Women's Ball
Release Date: September 17th on Amazon Prime Video
Based
on: LE BAL DES FOLLES by Victoria Mas

Sounds Like Love
Release Date: September 29th on Netflix
Based on: The Canciones y recuerdos series by Elísabet Benavent
 

Series Premieres

"American Rust"
Air Dates: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on Showtime; Series Premiere on September 12th
Based on: AMERICAN RUST by Philipp Meyer

"Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Peacock; Series Premiere on September 16th
Based on: THE LOST SYMBOL by Dan Brown

"Foundation"
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; Series Premiere on September 24th (the first three episodes will be available)
Based on: The Foundation series by Isaac Asimov

"Ada Twist, Scientist"
Release Date: September 28th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: The Questioneers picture book series, written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts

"The Chestnut Man"
Release Date:
September 29th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: THE CHESTNUT MAN by Søren Sveistrup
 

Season Premieres

"Into the Night"
Release Date: September 8th on Netflix (Season Two)
Based on: THE OLD AXOLOTL by Jacek Dukaj

"The Morning Show"
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; Season Two Premiere on September 17th
Based on: TOP OF THE MORNING: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV by Brian Stelter

"Doom Patrol"
Release Dates: Thursdays on HBO Max; Season Three Premiere on September 23rd (the first three episodes will be available)
Based on: The DC Comics superhero team of the same name

"Big Sky"
Air Dates:
Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT on ABC; Season Two Premiere on September 30th
Based on: The Highway series by C. J. Box
 

Ongoing Series

"Chesapeake Shores"
Air Dates:
Sundays at 8pm ET/PT on Hallmark Channel
Based on: The Chesapeake Shores series by Sherryl Woods

"Roswell, New Mexico"
Air Dates: Mondays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: Roswell High series by Melinda Metz

"DC's Stargirl"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics superhero Courtney Whitmore, created by Johns and Lee Moder

"Supergirl"
Air Dates: Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT on The CW
Based on: The DC Comics character Supergirl, created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino

"Gossip Girl"
Release Dates: The remaining six episodes of Season One will be available in November
Based on: The Gossip Girl series by Cecily von Ziegesar

 

On DVD
 

Black Widow
DVD Release Date: September 14th
Based on: The Marvel Comics character of the same name

Cruella
DVD Release Date: September 21st
Based on: The character Cruella de Vil, introduced in Dodie Smith's 1956 novel, THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS