Link Bank: August 2016 – What’s new in Fall 2016

It’s time for a new season, and when it comes to television, Fall is all about premieres. This August, we look at what’s new in TV, movies, and books:

New MacGyver Trailer Reunites Hero and Paperclip” – Entertainment Weekly

There’s a new reboot of MacGyver coming out on September 23, 2016. I’ve watched a couple episodes of the original series and I’m actually kind of excited to see this newer version.

Here’s Why Netflix ‘Gilmore Girls’ Will Release All Four Specials at Once” – ScreenCrush

After months of buildup, the Gilmore Girls revival is finally here! The four-part special will be available on Netflix, that savior of cult classics, November 25, 2016.

TBS will marathon Search Party, announces premiere date for People Of Earth” – The A.V. Club

I don’t know about you guys, but nothing gets my attention like the phrase “murder mystery comedy.” That’s how Alia Shawkat’s new TBS show Search Party has been described, and I for one can’t wait to watch it when it premieres November 21, 2016.

Meet the Women of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” – Nerdist.com

The film adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, directed by the kind of weird Tim Burton, releases September 30, 2016, and promises to be utterly bizarre if the trailer is anything to go by.

Ava DuVernay’s Netflix Documentary ‘The 13th’ Will Open 54th New York Film Festival” – IndieWire

The 13th, a documentary by Ava DuVernay about the prison system in the United States, releases October 7, 2016, in theaters and on Netflix.

Read the first chapter of A Torch Against the Night, the sequel to An Ember in the Ashes” – Entertainment Weekly

Good new for fans of writer Sabaa Tahir – the sequel to her book An Ember in the Ashes, A Torch Against the Night, comes out today, August 30, 2016.

Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel in the Works, Release Date Set – The Hollywood Reporter

After the buzz surrounding Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling’s magical world is the star of the show in the movie adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, one of the most anticipated releases for this fall. The movie premieres November 18, 2016.

Last but definitely not least (technically not last, either), Tahereh Mafi’s new book Furthermore comes out August 30, 2016. Come back on Friday for my review!

What are you looking forward to this fall? Share your favorites in the comments below!

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