The Kingkiller Chronicle movie production status is currently Development
April 4, 2018 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight' Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct the adaptation.
Plot: What's the story about?
Kvothe, a man gifted with magic, turns out to be the most notorious wizard in the world.
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Who stars in The Kingkiller Chronicle: Cast List
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Who's making The Kingkiller Chronicle: Crew List
A look at the The Kingkiller Chronicle behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sam Raimi last directed Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Oz: The Great and Powerful. The film's writer Lindsey Beer last wrote Chaos Walking and Sierra Burgess Is A Loser.
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Production: What we know about The Kingkiller Chronicle?
- Transformers: The Last Knight screenwriter Lindsey Beer is writing the script based on the the first book in Rothfuss’ series, "The Name of the Wind" (Variety, 1/29/18).
- Lionsgate will simultaneously develop and produce the feature film franchise based on the trilogy, the first movie of which to be written by Lindsey Beer (Transformers 5), and a TV drama series that expands on the world outside the books (Deadline.com, 11/29/16).
- Based on a series of novels whose titles include "The Name of the Wind" (2007) and "The Wise Man's Fears" (2011).
- 2018 - April: The film was set to Development status.
Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct the adaptation.
- 2015 - October: The film was set to Development status.
The Kingkiller Chronicle Release Date: When is the film coming out?
The Kingkiller Chronicle is coming out as a release To Be Announced (TBA). There are 9,448 other movies coming out on the same date, including The Nightingale, The Six Billion Dollar Man and The Rosie Project.