Todd is thrust into an adventure after he stumbles upon a patch of silence and meets Viola Eade (Ridley), a woman without Noise who is the key to unlocking secrets for the New World. Lionsgate. Naturally, there’s something much more sinister going on, leading Todd and Viola to join forces to find out more. Chaos Walking is finally getting a release date after years of very little forward movement. 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Todd is raised to believe that a pathogen has killed all the world’s female population and unleashed a special ability called Noise that allows people to hear the minds of humans and animals. The film is currently scheduled to hit theaters on January 22, 2021. Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Liman has assembled a strong ensemble cast around Holland and Ridley, both of whom could be getting a second major film franchise outside of their work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and “Star Wars,” respectively. Based on Patrick Ness’ 2008 young adult novel The Knife of Never Letting Go (the first in a trilogy), the film starring Star Wars' Daisy Ridley and Spider-Man actor Tom Holland was originally acquired by Lionsgate in 2011 and has been through the production wringer ever since. Three years after production wrapped, Chaos Walking is finally getting theatrical distribution. The road to release for “Chaos Walking” has been a long and turbulent one. Who's your favorite new TV character in 2020? People are also less likely to go see a movie in the current climate. Chaos Walking hits theaters on January 22, 2021. Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Several more well-known actors round out the rest of the cast. Chaos Walking is finally getting a release date … Robert Zemeckis was originally tapped to direct the movie in 2013 off a script he liked from Kaufman. Watch the official trailer for the science-fiction epic in the video below. Chaos Walking release date, trailer, cast of the dystopian Tom Holland movie. In Ness’ books, Todd finds Viola after he’s sent away by his surrogate parents to find the patch of silence that turns out to be her location (women’s thoughts are not on display in this new world). With Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” delayed until October 2021, the next science-fiction tentpole set for release in theaters is Doug Liman’s long-delayed “Chaos Walking.” Starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, the film is an adaptation of Patrick Ness’ 2008 novel “The Knife of Never Letting Go” that has gone through multiple scripts from the likes of Charlie Kaufman and “The Blind Side” filmmaker John Lee Hancock. After a long wait and a brief teaser, Lionsgate has finally released a full-length trailer. More reshoots were needed to salvage the movie and a 2021 release was set. Mads Mikkelsen rides a horse in a fur coat and a cowboy hat. 11.19.2020 6:47 PM. Viola’s presence confuses Todd because he’s grown up believing that a germ is responsible for having killed all the women. The noise is coming. Sign up for our Email Newsletters here. Set in the near future, “Chaos Walking” stars as Tom Holland as Todd Hewitt, a young man living on the distant planet of New World. By 2019, news got out that an early cut of the $100 million tentpole was deemed “unreleasable” by Lionsgate executives. That’s what you call a villain with style. Here’s everything we know about the mysterious dystopian sci-fi movie, including its official release date, the plot, trailer and full cast list. Watch the official trailer for the science-fiction epic in the video below. Lionsgate Drops New ‘Chaos Walking’ Posters and Shares Trailer Release Date. But, even that seems tentative at the moment considering that many theaters are temporarily closed due to the ongoing pandemic. Chaos Walking is based on a … Doug Liman is credited as the film’s director, but props should also be given to Fede Álvarez, who directed the reshoots. Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland are teaming up for the new sci-fi action thriller, Chaos Walking. Mae Abdulbaki. Yes! Chaos Walking originally started filming in 2017, but hurdles like reshoots pushed the movie past its 2019 release date. This Article is related to: Film and tagged Chaos Walking, Daisy Ridley, Doug Liman, Tom Holland. Holland and Ridley play Todd and Viola, respectively. Lionsgate is scheduled to release “Chaos Walking” on 2021. Production began in 2017 and Lionsgate set a March 1, 2019 release date, an opening that got pushed back when major reshoots had to be scheduled for 2018. Watch it below!