PREVIEW: Where the Crawdads Sing (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Daisy Edgar-Jones (Fresh), Taylor John Smith (Blacklight), Harris Dickinson (The King’s Man), Michael Hyatt (The Little Things), Sterling Macer, Jr. (Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story), David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck), Jayson Warner Smith (The Birth of a Nation), Garret Dillahunt (Looper), Ahna O’Reilly (The Help), Eric Ladin (American Sniper), Jojo Regina (film debut), Luke David Blumm (The King of Staten Island)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Olivia Newman (First Match), director; Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild), writer; Aislinn Dunster (film debut), Elizabeth Gabler (film debut), Lauren Levy Neustadter (film debut), Erin Siminoff (film debut) and Reese Witherspoon (Wild), producers; Mychael Danna (Life of Pi), composer; Polly Morgan (Lucy in the Sky), cinematographer; Alan Edward Bell (Water for Elephants), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the 1950s Deep South, a young woman named Kya (Edgar-Jones) has lived alone in the marshlands for years after being abandoned as a child. Isolated from her more civilised community, Kya soon draws the attention of two young men from town, childhood friend Tate (Smith) and star quarterback Chase (Dickinson), but when tragedy strikes Kya finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a murder investigation…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The worldwide bestselling book by Delia Owens becomes a big-screen event for romantics everywhere, thanks in part to producer Reese Witherspoon and the inclusion of Taylor Swift on the soundtrack.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 22ND JULY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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