The trailer has arrived for YA sci-fi The Darkest Minds, and it looks like it could be a promising YA spin on X-Men as powerful kids are hunted down by adults…Give it a look.
The Darkest Minds is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3) and stars Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games), Mandy Moore (47 Metres Down), Gwendoline Christie (Game Of Thrones), Harris Dickinson (Beach Rats), Skylan Brooks (The Get-Down), Miya Cech and Patrick Gibson (The OA). Chad Hodge adapted the books by Alexandra Bracken.
“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.”
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