Bewilderment Movie: What We Know


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Bewilderment by Richard Powers, due to be released in Fall 2021, has been picked up for a movie adaptation even before the book’s release. For all the details about the film adaptation of Bewilderment, here’s what we know:

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

Bewilderment deals with a single father who is raising a troubled son. When his son gets involved with drugs, the father is presented with an opportunity to have his son undergo an experimental neural treatment.

See more details about Bewilderment from The Bibliofile.

What format will it be? Will the Bewilderment adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a feature movie.

Who’s behind it?

Black Bear Pictures and Plan B Entertainment are developing the Bewilderment adaptation.

Black Bear Pictures previously developed films such as The Imitation Game and Suburbicon. Meanwhile, Plan B has developed a ton of notable titles The Departed, The Time Traveler’s Wife, 12 Years a Slave, Moonlight, and Moneyball.

What’s the status of the Bewilderment adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early in its development.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.


Bewilderment Movie Development Timeline

January 11, 2021 Richard Powers’ ‘Bewilderment’ Film Rights Sold to Black Bear Pictures, Plan B

September 21, 2021 Bewilderment (novel) is released.

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