Harris Dickinson, star of the upcoming Sundance film Beach Rats, will be appearing in FOX's adaptation of The Darkest Minds. Deadline reports that Dickinson was cast as Liam, a boy who develops powers after a deadly pandemic.
Amandla Stenberg will be playing opposite Harrison as Ruby, the main character of the story who also develops powers. The film with be directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Chad Hodge is set to write the script.
The Darkest Minds is the best selling young adult series by Alexandra Bracken, which followers the story of Ruby and Liam after they escape a government rehabilitation camp. There is no set date for the film at this time.