Chaos Walking is an upcoming film based on the famous novel The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness. The film was in works for a long time, and it is about time that we know when it is coming out. Here is everything we know about Chaos Walking so far:
About Chaos Walking:
The novel, on which the film is based, is the first one in the trilogy Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness. The series is one of the popular YA novels, from the likes of The Maze Runner, Divergent and The Hunger Games. The movie is in development since 2011 when the production company Lionsgate bought the rights for the movie adaptation.
The Storyline Of Chaos Walking:
Chaos Walking is set in a colony called New World and follows as a 12-year old boy called Todd Hewitt living in a town called Prentisstown. A city with no women, the men in the city can read the minds of humans and animals due to the outbreak of a germ called Noise.
When Todd is about to turn 13, he is forced to flee the town and comes across a girl named Viola whose mind he cannot read. Together, they embark on an adventure that reveals the real history of the New World. This sure sounds like an interesting plot in history. Let’s wait and see how the movie turns out!
Who Is In The Cast?
Spiderman: Homecoming star Tom Holland is playing the lead Todd Hewitt whereas Star Wars fame Daisy Ridley will appear as Viola. Other cast members include Mads Mikkelsen as mayor David Prentiss, Nick Jonas as the mayor’s son Davy, Kurt Sutter, and Demián Bichir as Todd’s foster parents Cillian and Ben, Cynthia Erivo as Hildy, David Oyelowo as a priest named Aaron and Óscar Jaenada as Wilf.
Ness, Charlie Haufman, and John Lee Hancock have worked on the screenplay. Meanwhile, Doug Liman is directing the film. The shooting began in 2017 and was delayed due to Holland and Ridley’s busy schedules.
When Is Chaos Walking Releasing?
In February 2020, Lionsgate announced that the movie would be releasing on 22nd January 2021. However, it would be safe to assume that the movie will definitely face delays because of the pandemic situation although there haven’t been any announcements regarding the same.
In conclusion, it is safe to say that Tom Holland and Chaos Walking fans will be in for a treat!