Bored with what’s on TV these days? Never fear! Here are six exciting adaptations coming to the small screen in late 2017. And if you need something to watch RIGHT NOW, check out my list of TV adaptations that aired earlier this year!
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Midnight, Texas is based on the trilogy by Charlaine Harris about a dried-up western town that is a safe haven for those who are…different.
Air Date: July 24 on NBC
Starring: François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Arielle Kebbel, Jason Lewis, Peter Mensah
The Sinner is based on the 2008 novel by Petra Hammesfahr about a seemingly normal woman who stabs a man to death for no apparent reason.
Air Date: August 2 on USA
Starring: Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott, Abby Miller, Patti D’Arbanville
Mr. Mercedes is based on the 2014 novel by Stephen King about “a demented killer who taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private crusade to bring the killer to justice before he is able to strike again.”
Air Date: August 9 on AUDIENCE
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Kelly Lynch, Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence
Cormoran Strike is based on the series by J.K. Rowling about a broke private investigator who used to be a Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch investigator, is the illegitimate son of a famous rockstar, and lost part of his leg in a bombing in Afghanistan.
Air Date: TBA on BBC
Starring: Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger, Logan Kerr
Sharp Objects is based on the 2006 novel by Gillian Flynn about a reporter who returns to her tiny hometown to cover the murder of two preteen girls after a brief stay at a psychiatric hospital.
Air Date: TBA on HBO
Starring: Amy Adams, Madison Davenport, Patricia Clarkson, Elizabeth Perkins, Chris Messina
The Terror is based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons, which is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to the Arctic in 1845.
Air Date: TBA on AMC
Starring: Tobias Menzies, Jared Harris, Ciarán Hinds, Caroline Boulton, Anthony Flanagan
Which TV adaptation are you most looking forward to watching?