Upcoming Film Adaptations

*In Order of US Release

US Release UK Release Film Based On
Oct 19 Feb 1
Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Memoir by Lee Israel
Nov 2 Feb 8
Boy Erased

Memoir by Garrard Conley
Nov 2 Oct 26
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Nov 2 Nov 16

1977 film
Nov 9 Nov 21
The Girl in the Spider’s Web
Sequel/Reboot of 2011 film; Novel by David Lagercrantz
Nov 9 Nov 9
The Grinch

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
Nov 16 Feb 1
A Private War
2012 article “Marie Colvin’s Private War” in Vanity
Fair Magazine
Nov 21 Dec 26
Holmes and Watson

Characters by Arthur Conan Doyle
Nov 16 Nov 16
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Sequel to 2016 film; Book by J. K. Rowling
Nov 16 Nov 6

1983 television mini-series
Nov 21 Jan 11
The Front Runner

All the Truth Is Out by Matt Bai
Nov 21 Nov 21
Robin Hood

Tale of Robin Hood
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Dec 7
Dumplin’ (Netflix Original)

Novel by Julie Murphy
Dec 7 Jan 18
Mary Queen of Scots

My Heart Is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots
by John Guy
Dec 14 Dec 14
Mortal Engines

Novel by Philip Reeve
Dec 14 Feb 8
If Beale Street Could Talk

Novel by James Baldwin
Dec 19 Dec 21
Mary Poppins Returns
Sequel to the 1964 film; Series by P. L. Travers
Dec 21 Dec 14

DC Comics character
Dec 21 Dec 26

Prequel to 2007 film; Hasbro toys
Dec 21 Dec 21
Bird Box (Netflix Original)

Novel by Josh Malerman
Jan 11 Jan 11
The Upside

2011 French film The Intouchables
Jan 11 Jan 25
A Dog’s Way Home

Novel by W. Bruce Cameron
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Feb 1 Mar 15
Miss Bala

2011 Mexican film
Feb 1 TBA
Jacob’s Ladder

Remake of 1990 film
Feb 6 Feb 14
Alita: Battle Angel

Battle Angel Alita by Yukito Kishiro
Feb 8 Mar 22
What Men Want

Gender-swapped remake of 2000 film
Feb 14 Mar 1
Fighting with My Family

2012 documentary
Feb 22 Feb 1
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Book series by Cressida Cowell; Sequel to 2010 and 2014
Feb 22 Feb 22
The Rhythm Section

Novel by Mark Burnell
Mar 1 Mar 1
Chaos Walking

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Mar 8 Mar 8
Captain Marvel

Marvel Comics character
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Mar 22 Mar 22

The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester
Mar 22 Mar 22
The Informer

Novel by Roslund & Hellström
Mar 22 TBA
Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Novel by Maria Semple
Mar 29 Mar 29

Live-action remake of 1941 film
Mar 29 TBA
The Translation of Wounds

The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud
Apr 5 Apr 5

DC Comics character
Apr 5 Apr 5
Pet Sematary

Novel by Stephen King
Apr 12 Apr 12

Dark Horse Comics character
Apr 12 TBA

Novel by Anna Todd
Apr 26 Mar 1
The Aftermath

Novel by Rhidian Brook
US Release UK Release Film Based On
May 3 Apr 26
Avengers 4

Marvel Comics characters
May 10 May 10
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

2016 video game
May 10 May 10
The Rosie Project

Novel by Graeme Simsion
May 10 May 10
The Hustle

Gender-swapped remake of the 1988 film Dirty Rotten
May 17 TBA
A Dog’s Journey
Novel by W. Bruce Cameron; Sequel to 2017
May 17 Aug 9
The Sun Is Also a Star

Novel by Nicola Yoon
May 24 May 24

Live-action remake of 1992 film
May 31 May 31
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Godzilla franchise; Sequel to 2014 film
US Release UK Release Film Based On
Jun 7 Jun 7
X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Marvel Comic character
Jun 14 Jun 14
Comics by Lowell Cunningham; Spin-off of 1997 film series
Jun 21 Jun 21
Reboot of 2014 film series; Remake of the Japanese horror film Ju-on: The Grudge
Jun 21 TBA
Child’s Play
Remake of the 1988 film
Jun 28 Jun 28
Ford v. Ferrari

Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for
Speed and Glory at Le Mans by A.J. Baime

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