Chaos Walking is an upcoming American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Doug Liman from a screenplay by Patrick Ness and Christopher Ford. It is based on the 2008 novel The Knife of Never Letting Go by Ness. The film stars Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Demián Bichir, Cynthia Erivo, Nick Jonas, and David Oyelowo.
On a colony called the New World, Todd Hewitt has been brought up to believe that a pathogen has killed all women and unleashed the Noise, the ability to hear people's and animals' minds. Later, he comes upon a patch of silence and soon discovers the source of the silence: a mysterious woman named Viola Eade – the first he has ever met. As he is hunted down by the fanatical Mayor Prentiss, the pair discover the secret history of their world.
|author||Charlie Kaufman Jamie Linden John Lee Hancock Patrick Ness|
|genre||action science fiction thriller|
|keywords||hunt kill mysterious woman new world the new world|
|musicBy||Brandon Roberts Marco Beltrami|
|producer||Alison Winter Allison Shearmur Doug Davison Erwin Stoff|
|productionCompany||3 Arts Entertainment Allison Shearmur Productions Quadrant Pictures|
|theme||dystopian post-apocalyptic science fiction action science fiction thriller|