Passing Movie

Who's Involved:

Tessa Thompson, Alexander Skarsgard, Rebecca Hall, Forest Whitaker, Oren Moverman, Ashley Ware Jenkins, Ruth Negga, Bill Camp, Andre Holland, Angela Robinson, Margot Hand, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Nina Yang Bongiovi, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (Netflix)
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 (Limited)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Based on the novel by Nella Larsen, the movie follows two black women (Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga) who can pass as white and choose to live on opposite sides of the color line in 1929 New York.

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Who stars in Passing: Cast List

"Thor: Love and Thunder" , "Creed III"  

"Ad Astra" , "The Samaritan"  

"The Northman" , "Godzilla vs. Kong"  

"A Wrinkle in Time" , "Selma"  

"Salem's Lot" , "The Sound of Freedom"  

"Starbright" , "Goldie"  

Who's making Passing: Crew List

A look at the Passing behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Rebecca Hall


Nina Yang Bongiovi
Margot Hand
Oren Moverman
Forest Whitaker

Production Company

Sight Unseen

Watch: Passing Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Passing?

Key Facts

  1. Netflix paid $16 million for worldwide distribution rights on the film (2/7/2021).
  2. Based on Nella Larsen’s 1920s Harlem Renaissance novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. August 2018: The film was in Development status.

Passing Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Passing is coming out in 2021 on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (Netflix release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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