Watch the first trailer for YA thriller The Darkest Minds
The first new trailer for Jennifer Yuh Nelson's live-action debut feature The Darkest Minds has made its debut online, watch it below...
Based on the YA fiction novel of the same name by Alexandra Bracken, the film tells the story of a disease epidemic that has wiped out 98% of the world's children. The 2% who survive discover that they have developed supernatural abilities, and soon find themselves being hunted down by the government as a result.
Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson is best known for animated adventures such as Kung Fu Panda 2 and the adaptation of Bracken's novel will be her first live action feature film, which is being co-produced by 21 Laps Entertainment, the people behind hit Netflix series Stranger Things.
The Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg leads a talented young cast that also includes Mandy Moore and The Get Down's Skylan Brooks. The film is due to arrive in cinemas in the UK on August 10th.