The Kingkiller Chronicle Movie

The Kingkiller Chronicle poster not available
no trailer yet

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.

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Buy / Rent

Plot: What's the story about?

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


Poll: Will you see The Kingkiller Chronicle?

Who stars in The Kingkiller Chronicle: Cast List

No cast available.

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.


Sam Raimi


Lindsey Beer


Robert Lawrence

Production Companies

Watch The Kingkiller Chronicle Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about The Kingkiller Chronicle?

Key Facts

  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).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2018 - April: The film was set to Development  status.

    Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct the adaptation.

  2. 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.

Q&A Asked about The Kingkiller Chronicle

Looking for more information on The Kingkiller Chronicle?

When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an commission. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Across the Web