The cast for 20th Century Fox’s film adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s best-selling book The Darkest Minds is coming into focus. Actor Skylan Brooks, known for his role in Netflix’s The Get Down, is joining the cast as Chubs, completing the group of main characters. Brooks joins Amandla Stenberg (as Ruby), Harris Dickinson (as Liam), and Miya Cech (as Zu).
Jennifer Yuh Nelson, known for Kung Fu Panda, will be making her live-action directorial debut.
The Darkest Minds is a dystopian story about a group of children who have survived a devastating disease pandemic, only to find they have mysterious superpowers. If you haven’t read the book yet, we highly recommend that you do. The Darkest Minds is captivating, action-packed, and we bet you won’t be able to put it down once you start.
We’re super excited to see further progress being made on the Darkest Minds movie! Who do you want to see as the squad’s nemesis Clancy?