While not sharing the universe with the “X-Men”, the title of the new adventure film of 20th Century Fox still presents to viewers who carry their own unique super capacity.
Behind the darkest minds is the production of the famous Stranger Things and Arrival, an Oscar-winning film in 2017. This is also a human film. The first is directed by Jenifer Yh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2 & 3. The film itself is a derivative of Alexandra Bracken’s teenage novel.
The darkest minds happen in the near future, when a mysterious epidemic has claimed the lives of 98% of children across the United States. With 2% of the surviving children, they have shown extraordinary super powers and become a threat to the government. They decide to focus their children on a military camp, with the aim of controlling and destroying them. Remove germs if necessary.
The story revolves around Ruby, a 16-year-old girl who carries with her the ability to manipulate matter. Along with many other peers including Liam (Harris Dickinson), Chubs (Skylan Brooks) and Zu (Miya Cech), she fled the concentration camp, seeking a new home in a hostile society. .
In addition to teen star Amandla Stenberg, who has been featured in “The Hunger Games” and “Everything,” the film also stars Mandy Moore, Harris Dickinson, Wallace Langham, Golden Brooks, Mark O’Brien, Patrick Gibson, and Gwendoline Christie.