JUDY Renée Zellweger takes on the role of legendary actress and singer Judy Garland in a biopic chronicling the final year of the troubled star’s life. Set in the winter of 1968, the film centers on a string of London performances that would ultimately be Garland’s last (September 27).
THE POLITICIAN Ryan Murphy’s highly anticipated first Netflix series is deliciously campy, following a rich high school kid (expertly played by Ben Platt) who refuses to let anything derail his Oval Office ambitions. Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, and Lucy Boynton also star (September 27).
BULGARI: THE STORY, THE DREAM The history of Bulgari is celebrated in a colorful coffee-table book accompanying the jewelry house’s current exhibition in Rome (edited by Chiara Ottaviano, Rizzoli New York, $65; rizzoliusa.com). THE TESTAMENTS More than three decades after she left us hanging with Offred’s uncertain fate in The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood delivers answers in this sequel (Nan A. Talese/doubleday, $29; amazon.com). INSIDE OUT Demi Moore gets candid about life in the public eye in her long-awaited memoir, which tackles everything from addiction and body image to parenting and divorce (Harper, $28; harpercollins.com).