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From books to movies in 2022!

A new year means new movies, plenty of which are based on books. Be sure to check out the books from BCPL before you watch the film so you can determine which was best!

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where to watch: Netflix
Expected movie release date: July 22, 2022
Starring: Daisy Edgar-Jones, David Strathaim

When the small town of Barkley Cove, North Carolina is shaken by the death of Chase Andrews, everyone wonders if the “Marsh Girl”, Kya Clark is responsible?


Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Where to watch: Theater
Expected movie release date: February 11, 2022
Starring: Gal Gadot, Kenneth Branagh

An Agatha Christie favorite, this mystery follows the mustachioed Hercule Poirot on a cruise down the Nile River with a cast of mysterious characters.


Persuasion by Jane Austen

Where to watch: Netflix
Expected movie release date: TBD 2022
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding

After turning down his proposal of marriage, Anne Elliot finds that eight years later, Captain Wentworth was more than her family assumed.


The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Where to watch: Netflix
Expected movie release date: TBD 2022
Starring: Florence Pugh

Anna O’Donnell is an 11-year-old girl who is seemingly living without eating. Lib Wright is brought in to take care of the child as tourists come to the town to see the girl themselves.


Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Where to watch: Apple TV+
Expected movie release date: TBD 2022
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone

A nonfiction book telling the chilling story of the violent murders of wealthy Osage Nation members during the early 1900s murders and the conspiracy surrounding their deaths. 


Matilda by Roald Dahl

Where to watch: Netflix
Expected movie release date: TBD 2022
Starring: Lashana Lynch, Emma Thompson

A wonderfully gifted young girl named Matilda uses her strange but fantastic powers to teach her evil principal, Miss Trunchbull a lesson while finding a new friendship with her favorite teacher, Miss Honey.


Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber

Where to watch: Theater
Expected movie release date: November 18, 2022
Starring: Javier Bardem, Constance Wu

Lyle the crocodile absolutely loves his life on East 88th Street, that is until a grouchy Mr. Grumps moves in next door!


The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey

Where to watch: Theater
Expected movie release date: April 22, 2022
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Anthony Ramos

Wanting to be the heroes of the city, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha create a scheme to release 200 dogs from the city pound but things do not go according to plan!


Written by Emily Sexton,
Public Relations Specialist

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