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September 2022

Books on Screen

September 2022

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the season five premiere of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu and the season one finale of "Tales of the Walking Dead" on AMC; the series premiere of "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" on Amazon Prime Video and the conclusion of "Five Days at Memorial" on Apple TV+; the continuation of HBO's "House of the Dragon"; the films Blonde, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, The Silent Twins and The Good House; and the DVD releases of Where the Crawdads Sing and The Forgiven.

 

In Theaters


Spider-Man: No Way Home — The More Fun Stuff Version

Release Date: September 1st (wide)
Based on: The Marvel Comics character Spider-Man

After Ever Happy
Release Date: September 7th (limited)
Based on: AFTER EVER HAPPY by Anna Todd

True Things
Release Date: September 9th (limited)
Based on: TRUE THINGS ABOUT ME by Deborah Kay Davies

The Silent Twins
Release Date: September 16th (wide)
Based on: THE SILENT TWINS by Marjorie Wallace

Confess, Fletch
Release Date: September 16th (limited)
Based on: CONFESS, FLETCH by Gregory Mcdonald

Bandit
Release Date: September 23rd (limited)
Based on: THE FLYING BANDIT: Bringing Down Canada's Most Daring Armed Robber, by Robert Knuckle with Ed Arnold

Catherine Called Birdy
Release Date: September 23rd (limited)
Based on: CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY by Karen Cushman

The Railway Children Return
Release Date: September 23rd (limited)
Based on: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN by E. Nesbit

The Good House
Release Date: September 30th (limited)
Based on: THE GOOD HOUSE by Ann Leary

 

On TV

 

Film Releases

Along for the Ride 

The Festival of Troubadors
Release Date: September 2nd on Netflix
Based on: ASIKLAR BAYRAMI by Kemal Varol

Ivy + Bean
Release Date: September 2nd on Netflix
Based on: Ivy + Bean children's book series, written by Annie Barrows and illustrated by Sophie Blackall

The Catholic School
Release Date: September 14th on Netflix
Based on: THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL by Edoardo Albinati

The Secrets of Bella Vista
Air Date: Sunday, September 18th at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Based on: THE APPLE ORCHARD by Susan Wiggs

Blonde
Release Date: September 28th on Netflix
Based on: BLONDE by Joyce Carol Oates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever
Release Date: September 30th on Apple TV+

Based on: THE GREATEST BEER RUN EVER: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War by John "Chick" Donohue and J. T. Molloy

My Best Friend's Exorcism
Release Date: September 30th on Amazon Prime Video
Based on: MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM by Grady Hendrix

Rainbow
Release Date: September 30th on Netflix
Based on: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum

 

Series Premieres

"The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power"
Release Dates: Fridays on Amazon Prime Video; Series Premiere on September 2nd (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: UNFINISHED TALES OF NÚMENOR AND MIDDLE-EARTH written by J. R. R. Tolkien and edited by Christopher Tolkien

"Devil in Ohio" (8-episode limited series)
Release Date: September 2nd on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: DEVIL IN OHIO by Daria Polatin

"Tell Me Lies"
Release Dates: Wednesdays on Hulu; Series Premiere on September 7th (the first three episodes will be available)
Based on: TELL ME LIES by Carola Lovering

"Last Light" (5-episode limited series)
Release Date: September 8th on Peacock (Season One)
Based on: LAST LIGHT by Alex Scarrow

"Vampire Academy"
Release Dates: Thursdays on Peacock; Series Premiere on September 15th (the first four episodes will be available)
Based on: The Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead

"The Empress"
Release Date: September 29th on Netflix (Season One)
Based on: THE EMPRESS by Gigi Griffis
 

Season Premieres

"Ada Twist, Scientist"
Release Date: September 12th on Netflix (Season Three)
Based on: The Questioneers picture book series, written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts

"The Handmaid's Tale"
Release Date: Wednesdays on Hulu; Season Five Premiere on September 14th (the first two episodes will be available)
Based on: THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood

"Van der Valk"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on PBS "Masterpiece"; Season Two Premiere on September 25th
Based on: The Van der Valk series by Nicolas Freeling
 

Series Finales

"Roswell, New Mexico"
Air Dates: Mondays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW; Series Finale on September 5th
Based on: The Roswell High series by Melinda Metz

"Five Days at Memorial" (8-episode limited series)
Release Dates: Fridays on Apple TV+; Series Finale on September 16th
Based on: FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
 

Season Finales

"Harley Quinn"
Release Dates: Thursdays on HBO Max; Season Three Finale on September 15th
Based on: The DC Comics character of the same name created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm

"Tales of the Walking Dead"
Air Dates: Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on AMC; Season One Finale on September 18th
Based on: The comic book series The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard

"Resident Alien"
Air Dates: Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on Syfy; Season Two Finale on September 28th
Based on: The comic book series Resident Alien by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse
 

Ongoing Series

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

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

 

On DVD

Happening
DVD Release Date: September 6th
Based on: HAPPENING by Annie Ernaux

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
DVD Release Date: September 6th
Based on: MR. 'ARRIS GOES TO PARIS by Paul Gallico

The Forgiven
DVD Release Date: September 13th
Based on: THE FORGIVEN by Lawrence Osborne

Where the Crawdads Sing
DVD Release Date: September 13th
Based on: WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens

Attack on Finland
DVD Release Date: September 27th
Based on: 6/12 by Ilkka Remes

Thor: Love and Thunder
DVD Release Date: September 27th
Based on: The Marvel Comics character Thor