The Darkest Minds is an upcoming American science fiction action film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson from a screenplay by Chad Hodge. The film will be released in theaters and IMAX. It is based on Alexandra Bracken's young adult novel of the same name. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, and Gwendoline Christie.
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.
- Amandla Stenberg as Ruby Daly
- Lydia Jewett as Young Ruby
- Harris Dickinson as Liam
- Skylan Brooks as Chubs
- Miya Cech as Zu
- Mandy Moore as Dr. Cate Connor
- Patrick Gibson as Clancy Gray
- Gwendoline Christie as Lady Jane