The Darkest Minds is an upcoming American science fiction thriller film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson from a screenplay by Chad Hodge. The film will be released in theaters and IMAX. It is based Alexandra Bracken’s young adult novel of the same name. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, and Gwendoline Christie.
After a plague kills nearly all of America’s children, the ones left are given special abilities. 16-year old Ruby is one of the most powerful, and runs away from her government internment with other teenagers. The group comes to realize they can form a rebellion and gain retribution against those in power who have tortured their generation.