The Hate U Give Movie

Find your voice, change the world.

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Who's Involved:

Amandla Stenberg, Common, Robert Teitel, Audrey Wells, Lamar Johnson, Algee Smith, K.J. Apa, Anthony Mackie, Regina Hall, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, George Tillman, Jr., Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter

Release Date:

Friday, October 5, 2018 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making The Hate U Give

A look at the The Hate U Give behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director George Tillman, Jr. last directed The Longest Ride and The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete. The film's writer Audrey Wells last wrote A Dog's Purpose and The Smurfs.


Audrey Wells


Marty Bowen
Wyck Godfrey
Robert Teitel

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Production: What we know about The Hate U Give

Key Facts

  1. “Due to the controversy surrounding his past comments and behavior, Kian Lawley will no longer appear in The Hate U Give. The studio plans to recast the role of Chris and reshoot scenes as needed," a 20th Century Fox rep said in a statement (2/5/2018).
  2. A 16-year-old girl witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend and as a result is torn between very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.
  3. Regina Hall will play Lisa, Starr's mother while Russell Hornsby is playing Starr's father, while Lamar Johnson will play Seven, Starr's older brother (8/6/17).
  4. Based on the Angela Thomas' debut novel.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 28, 2018, the film was in Completed status.

On or about September 17, 2017, the film was in Production status.

Began principal photography in Atlanta on September 12, 2017.

On or about March 24, 2016, the film was in Development status.

The Hate U Give Release Date: When was it released?

The Hate U Give was released in 2018 on Friday, October 5, 2018 (Nationwide release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Venom, A Star Is Born and Feng Shui.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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