The Chain Movie: What We Know

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The Chain by Adrian McKinty is an page-turning thriller with a movie adaptation in the works. For all the details about this big screen adaptation, here’s what we know about The Chain movie:

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

In The Chain, a young girl is abducted on the way to school. Soon, her mother Rachel is contacted by a nefarious organization called The Chain.

If she wants her daughter back, she needs to pay a ransom and kidnap someone else’s loved ones. For her daughter to live, Rachel needs to perpetuate and become a part of The Chain. With this Mephistophelian plot in place, Rachel will have to find a way to get her daughter back.

The Chain was published in July 2019.

See the Full Summary and Review of The Chain at the Bibliofile.

What format will it be? Will The Chain adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a feature movie.

Who’s behind it?

Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to The Chain in a seven-figure deal. (Originally, it was rumored that Paramount held the rights, but apparently that deal was never formalized.)

Jane Goldman, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle and X-Men: First Class, is penning the script.

What’s the status of The Chain adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early in its development. It’s been optioned as of June 2020, but not much else is known yet.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.

The Chain Movie Development Timeline

July 9, 2019 The Chain (novel) is released.

June 18, 2020 Universal Acquires Adrian McKinty Novel ‘The Chain,’ With Edgar Wright Directing & Jane Goldman Writing

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