Hillbilly Elegy Movie

Hillbilly Elegy movie production status is currently Completed

August 8, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Who's Involved:

Brian Grazer, Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Haley Bennett, Ron Howard, Freida Pinto, Gabriel Basso, Erica Huggins, Owen Asztalos, Vanessa Taylor, Karen Lunder, Bo Hopkin

Release Date:

TBA, 2020 (Netflix)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Raised poor in the Rust Belt city of Middletown, OH, and the Appalachian town of Jackson, KY, J.D. Vance grows up among the working-class "hillbillies." After enlisting in the Marine Corps and serving in Iraq, Vance graduates from the Ohio State University and Yale Law School. He becomes a successful venture capitalist, contributes to the National Review and joins CNN as a political contributor.

paraphrased plot formulation from deadline.com

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Hillbilly Elegy

A look at the Hillbilly Elegy behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ron Howard last directed Pavarotti and Solo: A Star Wars Story. The film's writer Vanessa Taylor last wrote The Shape of Water and Divergent.


Ron Howard


Vanessa Taylor


Brian Grazer
Ron Howard
Erica Huggins
Karen Lunder

Production Company

Imagine Entertainment

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Production: What we know about Hillbilly Elegy

Key Facts

  1. Based on J.D. Vance’s NY Times bestselling debut memoir of the same name.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 8, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 4, 2020, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about January 28, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Expected to shoot late 2019.

On or about April 10, 2017, the film was in Development status.

Imagine Entertainment won auction rights for J.D. Vance’s NY Times bestselling debut memoir Hillbilly Elegy.

Hillbilly Elegy Release Date: When is it coming out?

Hillbilly Elegy is coming out in 2020 on TBA, 2020

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