Chaos Walking Movie

Set in a dystopian world where all living creatures can hear each other’s thoughts.

Who's Involved:

Charlie Kaufman, Doug Liman, Tom Holland, Gary Spinelli, David Oyelowo, Mads Mikkelsen, Kurt Sutter, Patrick Ness, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas, Demian Bichir, John Lee Hancock, Doug Davison, Allison Shearmur, Lindsey Beer

Release Date:

Friday, January 22, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Only young Todd Hewitt (Holland) holds the key to stopping planet-wide destruction. As he flees with his dog in hand, he stumbles upon a strange and silent girl, Viola (Ridley). They soon set off on a white-knuckle adventure into the depths of unexplored New World to find a way for Viola to contact her people on a distant spaceship and Todd begins to realize that he must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure things out.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Chaos Walking

A look at the Chaos Walking behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Doug Liman last directed American Made and The Wall. The film's writer Charlie Kaufman last wrote Anomalisa and Her.


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Production: What we know about Chaos Walking

Key Facts

  1. David Oyelowo will play Aaron, a controversial militant figure in the New World and one of two villains (, 8/23/17).
  2. Kurt Sutter will play Cillian, a tough farmer who adopted Todd at a very young age. Although they have a volatile relationship, Cillian makes the ultimate sacrifice to keep Todd safe (, 8/9/17).
  3. Based on the trilogy of young-adult novels by Patrick Ness.

Filming Timeline

On or about January 28, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about August 23, 2017, the film was in Production status.

On or about August 4, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Film will go into production early 2017.

On or about June 10, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

The hope is to be in production in the fall 2016.

On or about April 27, 2012, the film was in Development status.

On or about October 3, 2011, the film was in Announced status.

Chaos Walking Release Date: When is it coming out?

Chaos Walking is coming out in 2021 on Friday, January 22, 2021 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

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