The Kingkiller Chronicle Movie

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The Kingkiller Chronicle movie is currently in 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.

Who's Involved:

Sam Raimi, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lindsey Beer, Robert Lawrence

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

The Kingkiller Chronicle Plot: What's the story?

Kvothe, a man gifted with magic, turns out to be the most notorious wizard in the world.


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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Kingkiller Chronicle?

  1. 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).
  2. 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 (, 11/29/16).
  3. Based on a series of novels whose titles include "The Name of the Wind" (2007) and "The Wise Man's Fears" (2011).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Kingkiller Chronicle?

A look at the The Kingkiller Chronicle behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sam Raimi last directed Oz: The Great and Powerful and Drag Me to Hell. The film's writer Lindsey Beer last wrote Sierra Burgess Is A Loser and Chaos Walking.


Sam Raimi


Lindsey Beer


Robert Lawrence




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Production Timeline: When did the The Kingkiller Chronicle come together?

On or about April 4, 2018 • The film was in Development status.

Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct the adaptation.

On or about October 1, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

The Kingkiller Chronicle Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Kingkiller Chronicle is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
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