The Darkest Minds tells of a future where young people have developed special abilities, and Ruby, a young sixteen-year-old girl who has powers beyond what others believed to be possible.

Take a look at the trailer below:

In this new film adaptation of The Darkest Minds YA book series by Alexandra Bracken, Amandla Stenberg plays Ruby, a girl who decides to fight back against the oppressive government that held her captive in “rehabilitation camp.” On her journey, Ruby is joined by other resisters: Liam (Harris Dickinson), another teen with special abilities, and Cate (Mandy Moore) while being hunted by Lady Jane (Gwendolyn Christie).

Here’s some first look photos of the film featuring the cast:

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Other members of the cast include Skylan Brooks as Chubs, Miya Cech as Zu, Wallace Langham as Dr. Viceroy, and Girlfriends star Golden Brooks as Molly Day.

With a screenplay written by Chad Hodge, The Darkest Minds is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2 & Kung Fu Panda 3), produced by Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen (Arrival).

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The film is distributed by 20th Century Fox and will be released on August 3, 2018.

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