Read It Before You Watch It Round 8

Welcome to another round of Read It Before You Watch It! Check out these books before their movies or television shows are released.

American Rust
Coming to Showtime on September 12, starring Jon Collin Barclay, Justin Mane, and Jeff Daniels.

A moving tale of friends in a fading Pennsylvania steel town and the murder that forces them to question their assumptions about each other and those around them.

Nightbooks
Coming to Netflix on September 15, starring Winslow Fegley, Lidya Jewett, and Krysten Ritter.

A boy obsessed with scary stories is imprisoned by an evil young witch in her contemporary New York City apartment.

Foundation
Coming to Apple+ on September 24, starring Jared Harris, Lee Pace, and Lou Llobell.

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy, all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.

There’s Someone Inside Your House
Coming to Netflix on October 6, starring Sarah Dugdale, Sydney Park, and Kayla Heller.

The graduating class at Osborne High is being targeted by a masked assailant, intent on exposing the darkest secret of each victim, and only a group of misfit outsiders can stop the killings.

Dopesick
Coming to Hulu on October 13, starring Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, and Will Poulter.

The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma to a distressed Virginia mining community to the hallways of the DEA.

Dune
Coming to theaters and HBOMax on October 22, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, and Jason Momoa.

Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family, is tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness.

Mothering Sunday
Coming to theaters on November 19, starring Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Josh O’Connor, and Odessa Young.

A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman.

The Wheel of Time
Coming to Amazon Prime on November 19, starring Rosamund Pike, Josha Stradowski, and Marcus Rutherford.

Set in a high fantasy world where magic exists, but only some can access it, a woman named Moiraine crosses paths with five young men and women. This sparks a dangerous, world-spanning journey.

Nightmare Alley
Coming to theaters on December 3, starring Willem Dafoe, Cate Blanchett, and Bradley Cooper.

An ambitious carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Deep Water
Coming to theaters on January 14, starring Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, and Rachel Blanchard.

A well-to-do husband who allows his wife to have affairs in order to avoid a divorce becomes a prime suspect in the disappearance of one of her lovers.