2022 Books to Movie and TV Adaptations

2022 Books to Movie & TV Adaptations

There are so many 2022 Books to Movie & TV Adaptations in the works. Between big budgets for Lord of the Rings, big stars for Death on the Nile, and big bestsellers ala Where the Crawdads Sing there is bound to be an adaptation for everyone this year.
 
Last Updated 5/12/22
 
Macbeth 2021 Books To Movies & TV Adaptations

The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Trailer)

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My Rating: Movie-⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Release Info: January 14th, Apple TV+. (December 25th, Theaters.)
 
Summary: Macbeth is told by three witches that he is destined to be King of Scotland. Urged on by his wife their ambitions to see the prophecy through lead to a spiral of madness, paranoia, and murder.
 
Starring: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand
Directed by: Joel Coen
 

Reacher by Lee Child (Trailer)

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My Rating: Series-⭐⭐⭐⭐
Release Info: February 4th, Prime Video
 
Summary: Jack Reacher, a veteran military police investigator, has recently entered civilian life when he is falsely accused of murder.
 
Starring: Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Kristin Kreuk, Bruce McGill
 
Death on the Nile 2021 Books To Movies & TV Adaptations

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie (Trailer)

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Release Info: February 11th, Theaters
 
Summary: A peaceful cruise on the Nile river turns deadly when heiress Linnet Ridgeway Doyle is found murdered. Hercule Poirot is left to investigate, finding that once again nothing is quite what it seems.
 
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer
 

The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Trailer)

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Release Info: February 11th, Apple TV
 
Summary: A shy, teenage musician tries to keep things together in the aftermath of her older, more outgoing sister’s death.
 
Starring: Jason Segal, Cherry Jones, Grace Kaufman
 

No Exit by Taylor Adams (Trailer)

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Release Info: February 25th, Hulu
 
Summary: During a blizzard and stranded at an isolated highway rest stop in the mountains, a college student discovers a kidnapped child hidden in a car belonging to one of the people inside.
 
Starring: Dale Dickey, Dennis Haysbert, Danny Ramirez
 

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter (Trailer)

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My Rating: Book-⭐⭐⭐
Release Info: March 4th, Netflix
 
Summary: When a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall with her mother suddenly explodes into violence, an adrift young woman’s conception of her mother is forever changed.
 
Starring: Toni Collette, David Wenham, Joe Dempsie, Bella Heathcote, Jessica Barden, Omari Hardwick
 

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley (Trailer)

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Release Info: March 11th, Apple TV
 
Summary: Suddenly left without his trusted caretaker, Ptolemy Grey is assigned to the care of orphaned teenager, Robyn. When they learn about a treatment that will restore Ptolemy’s memories, it begins a journey towards shocking truths
 
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Nicole Lockley, Jul Kohler
 

DMZ by Brian Wood, Riccardo Burcchielli (Illustrator) (Trailer)

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Release Info: March 17th, HBO
 
Summary: A civil war breaks out in a futuristic America and Manhattan becomes a demilitarized zone.
 
Starring: Rosario Dawson, Benjamin Bratt, Venus Ariel, Hoon Lee
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith (Trailer)

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Release Info: March 18th, Hulu
 
Summary: Vic and Melinda no longer have a loving and fulfilling marriage so an agreement is made-Melinda can have as many lovers as she wants as long as she doesn’t abandon her family. When those lovers start disappearing Vic is the prime suspect as everyone is left wondering if jealousy pushed him over the edge.
 
Starring: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

Bridgerton (Season 2) by Julia Quinn (Trailer)

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Release Info: March 25th, Netflix
 
Summary: This time the gossip columnists have it wrong. London’s most elusive bachelor Anthony Bridgerton hasn’t just decided to marry–he’s even chosen a wife! The only obstacle is his intended’s older sister, Kate Sheffield–the most meddlesome woman ever to grace a London ballroom. The spirited schemer is driving Anthony mad with her determination to stop the betrothal, but when he closes his eyes at night, Kate’s the woman haunting his increasingly erotic dreams…
 
Starring: Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, Phoebe Dynevor

 

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (Trailer)

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Release Info: March 25th, Apple TV
 
Summary: In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea. He promises her the world, but when she discovers she is pregnant – and that her lover is married – she refuses to be bought. Instead, she accepts an offer of marriage from a gentle, sickly minister passing through on his way to Japan. But her decision to abandon her home, and to reject her son’s powerful father, sets off a dramatic saga that will echo down through the generations.
 
Starring: Mari Yamamoto, Yu Matsushita, Ian H.W. Kim
 

All The Old Knives by Olen Steinhauer (Trailer)

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Release Info: April 8th, Prime Video
 
Summary: Two CIA operatives, and former lovers, reunite at idyllic Carmel-by-the-Sea to re-examine a mission six years ago in Vienna where a fellow agent might have been compromised.
 
Starring: Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishburne
 

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan (Trailer)

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Release Info: April 15th, Netflix
 
Summary: A sexual consent scandal amongst British privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake.
 
Starring: Ben Radcliffe, Josette Simon, Violet Verigo
 

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman (Trailer)

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Release Info: April 22nd, Netflix
 
Summary: Charlie and Nick are at the same school, but they’ve never met until one day when they’re made to sit together. They quickly because friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn’t think he has a chance but love works in more surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realised.
 
Starring: Kit Connor, Joe Locke, Sebastian Croft
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis (Trailer)

Amazon // Audiobook
Release Info: April 24th, Showtime
 
Summary: An alien who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.
 
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sonya Cassidy, Rob Delaney
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

Under The Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer (Trailer)

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Release Info: April 28th, Hulu

Summary: A devout detective’s faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder seemingly connected to an esteemed Utah family’s spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Rohan Mead
 

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes (Trailer)

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Release Info: April 29th, Apple TV
 
Summary: Years after a brutal attack left her in a constantly shifting reality, Kirby Mazrachi learns that a recent murder is linked to her assault. She teams with a veteran reporter to understand her ever-changing present and confront her past.
 
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Phillipa Soo, Amy Brenneman, Jamie Bell
 

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

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Release Info: May 13th, Apple TV
 
Summary: Newly widowed Cora, who, having been released from an abusive marriage, relocates from Victorian London to the small village of Aldwinter in Essex, is intrigued by a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has returned to the area.
 
Starring: Claire Danes, Tom Hiddleston
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly (Trailer)

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Release Info: May 13th, Netflix

Summary: An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car.

Starring: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell, Christopher Gorham, Jazz Raycole
 

Firestarter by Stephen King (Trailer)

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Release Info: May 13th, Theaters & Peacock

Summary: A young girl tries to understand how she mysteriously gained the power to set things on fire with her mind.

Starring: Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Zac Efron, Sydney Lemmon
 

Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney (Trailer)

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Release Info: May 15th, Hulu
 
Summary: Two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, and the strange and unexpected connection they forge with married couple, Melissa and Nick.
 
Starring: Jemima Kirke, Joe Alwyn, Sasha Lane, Alison Oliver
 

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (Trailer)

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Release Info: May 15th, HBO
 
Summary: A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
 
Starring: Rose Leslie, Theo James
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

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Release Info: June 17th, Prime Video
 
Summary: A love triangle between one girl and two brothers. A story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer.
 
Starring: Sarah Hudson, Mackenzie Alison Hicks, Braxton Alexander
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

The Black Phone by Joe Hill

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Release Info: June 24th, Theaters
 
Summary: Finney Shaw is kidnapped by a serial killer who traps him in a soundproof basement. After finding a disconnected phone, Shaw discovers its ability to transmit the voices of the killer’s previous victims, who try to help him escape.
 
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Jeremy Davies
 

2022 books to movies & tv adaptations

 

Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Release Info: July 15th, Netflix
 
Summary: Anne was in love with Frederick, who was rejected by her snobby parents 8 years ago. They’ve now hit hard times and rent out their mansion to his brother-in-law. He returns a Royal Navy captain. Will he remember Anne?
 
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, Suki Waterhouse, Richard E. Grant
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris by Paul Gallico

Amazon
Release Info: July 15th, Theaters
 
Summary: A cleaning lady in 1950s London falls in love with an haute couture dress by Christian Dior and decides to gamble everything for the sake of this folly.
 
Starring: Jason Isaacs, Lesley Manville
 

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (Trailer)

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Release Info: July 15th, Theaters
 
Summary: A woman who raised herself in the marshes of the deep South becomes a suspect in the murder of a man she was once involved with.
 
Starring: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson
 

Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka (Trailer)

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Release Info: July 29th, Theaters
 
Summary: Five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out their missions have something in common.
 
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Zazie Beetz, Joey King, Logan Lerman, Michael Shannon
 

The Lord of the Rings (Untitled Prequel) by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Release Info: September 2nd, Amazon Prime Video
 
Summary: Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.
 
Starring: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn
 

Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

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Release Info: September 9th, Theaters
 
Summary: A writer travels to a town where the people become vampires.
 
Starring: Lewis Pullman, Spencer Treat Clark, Bill Camp
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge

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Release Info: September 9th, Theaters
 
Summary: A legendary monster called October Boy terrorizes residents in a small Midwestern town when he rises from the cornfields every Halloween with his butcher knife and makes his way toward those who are brave enough to confront him.
 
Starring: Emyri Crutchfield, Dustin Ceithamer, Casey Likes
 

White Bird: A Wonder Story by R J Palacio

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Release Info: September 16th, Theaters
 
Summary: Grandmère’s heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend.
 
Starring: Helen Mirren, Gillian Anderson, Olivia Ross, Bryce Ghesiar
 

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume

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Release Info: September 16th,Theaters

Summary: When her family moves from the city to the suburbs, 11-year-old Margaret navigates new friends, feelings, and the beginning of adolescence.

Starring: Abby Ryder Fortson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Benny Safdie
 

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

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Release Info: November, Theaters
 
Summary: Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.
 
Starring: Jesse Plemons, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 
The Nightingale 2021 Books To Movies & TV Adaptations

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

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Release Info: December 23rd, Theaters
 
Summary: World War II, two sisters are separated by their experiences and ages. In war-torn German-occupied France they must each follow their own paths based on passion and ideals to survive.
 
Starring: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning
 

2022 Books To Movies & TV Adaptations

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Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

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Release Info: Netflix
 
Summary: A woman in New York, who seems to have things under control, is faced with a trauma that makes her life unravel.
 
Starring: Jennifer Beals, Justine Lupe, Mila Kunis, Connie Britton
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

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Release Info: n/a (finished filming August 2021)
 
Summary: A woman seeks revenge against the man who kidnapped her mother.
 
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Garrett Hedlund, Ben Medelsohn
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

The Stars At Noon by Denis Johnson

Amazon
Release Info: n/a
 
Summary: In 1984’s Nicaragua, a mysterious English businessman and a headstrong American journalist strike up a romance as they soon become embroiled in a dangerous labyrinth of lies and conspiracies and are forced to try and escape the country.
 
Starring: Margaret Qualley, Joe Alwyn
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

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Release Info: Netflix
 
Summary: A group of boys and girls are taken to an institution where they are trained to become fairy tale-like heroes and villains.
 
Starring: Charlize Theron, Michelle Yeoh, Laurence Fishburne, Kerry Washington
 

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Release Info: Amazon Prime Video
 
Summary: Following the rise of Daisy Jones and The Six’ rock band through the ’70s LA music scene on their quest for worldwide icon status.
 
Starring: Riley Keough, Sam Claflin, Sebastian Chacon, Nabiyah Be
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 

2022 books to movies & tv adaptations

 

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

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Release Info: Theaters
 
Summary: A tale of two strangers who transform each other’s lives, a psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil.
 
Starring: Florence Pugh
For even more details on this movie check out this blog post!
 

Enola Holmes 2 by Nancy Springer

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Release Info: Netflix
 
Summary: Sequel of Sherlock Holmes’ rebellious teen sister Enola.
 
Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter
 

The Sandman by Neil Gaiman (Trailer)

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Release Info: Netflix
 
Summary: Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.
 
Starring: Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman, Patton Oswalt, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Fry
For even more details on this series check out this blog post!
 
If that’s not enough for you, or you don’t want to wait, check out 2021 Books To Movies & TV Adaptations for projects already released!
 

Happy Reading & Happy Screening!
~Alison

2022 Books to Movie and TV Adaptations

2022 books to movies & tv adaptations