We have seen Netflix adapt various novels into movies. This time the streaming site is adapting the famous novel Uglies. Luckily we won’t have to wait long for the release of the movie as the filming of Uglies has been completed.
The movie is directed by the famous director Joseph McGinty Nichol, also known as McG. His other famous works include The Babysitter, Terminator Salvation, Charlie’s Angels, etc. Moreover the script for Uglies is written by Emmy nominated screenwriters Krista Vernoff and Vanessa Taylor.
According to various sources, Joey King was a fan of the series and brought it to Netflix. She got Netflix to go through the novel and the script and made them turn it into a movie.
Fans of Uglies are curious to know more about the movie. Hence, we have penned down all the important information about the movie.
Uglies Release Date on Netflix
Until now, Netflix has not announced an official release date for the movie. However, since the filming of the movie has been completed, we can expect the release of the movie in the second half of 2022.
Also, for now all we can do is wait for an official announcement by the team of Uglies.
The plot of the movie will be the same as the novel penned down by Scott Westerfeld. The story of the movie revolves around a place where at 16 all the physical differences of the individuals are wiped out. Hence, everyone looks pretty following the beauty standards set by the society.
The story is about Tally who is turning 16 soon and is excited to get pretty. However, her friend, Shay, does not understand why she wants to change and chooses not to get herself made pretty as sh3 runs away.
This puts Tally in a difficult situation. And she learns the truth about the not-so-pretty world. She is then given a choice – turn her friend in or never get pretty. The choices that Tally makes, can make a huge difference in the world.
There will be various twists and turns in the movie and we can’t wait to watch them all!
The kissing booth fame Joey King will be one of the members from the cast of Uglies. Apart from King, we will see Brianne Tju of I know what you did last summer, Chase Stokes of Outer Banks, and Keith Powers of Tomorrow war will also be seen in the movie. Overall the entire cast list is stellar.
Uglies Production Status
The production of Uglies started in mid October 2021. The production then ended in January 2022.
The movie is now under its final preparations. While fans are excited to watch the movie, they are also hoping that the movie does justice to the novel.
The official trailer for Uglies will release just a couple of days before the movie releases in 2022. We are sure the trailer will be a hit just as the movie is expected to be.
Let’s hope Uglies meets the expectations of the fans and is as good as they expect it to be!