Where the Crawdads Sing is an upcoming mystery drama movie made in America. Directed by Olivia Newman, the film is based on Delia Owens’ best-selling novel of the same name. The story is about a girl named Catherine Clarke who grew up alone in the marshes of Carolina after her family abandoned her.
The movie is set in Carolina in the 1950s. Catherine, commonly referred to as Kya, is caught in a trap by Chase Andrews, who makes big empty promises to her on the condition of their marriage. Realizing the sham, Kya ends their relationship, which causes Chase to attack her.
She manages to escape, but Chase is found dead after a few days, and she becomes the primary suspect.
The rights for distribution of Where the Crawdads Sing lie with Sony Pictures Releasing. The movie will be theatrically released by Sony.
Considering that majority of the Sony pictures are eventually added to Netflix, this movie will also air on the streaming platform. Where the Crawdads Sing will premiere on Netflix soon after its release in cinemas.
Where the Crawdads Sing Release Date: When will it release on Netflix?
Where the Crawdads Sing is set to premiere in cinemas on July 15th, 2022. The movie will be first released in the United States of America. Soon after its release in cinemas, the movie will be added to Netflix for streaming.
There has not been an official announcement from Netflix or the creators of the film regarding the release date.
It is expected to be out on Netflix by September. It is true that previously Where the Crawdads Sing was about to be released on July 22nd. But the release date is now preponed to July 15th,2022.
Where the Crawdads Sing: Cast
Where the Crawdads Sing showcases two timelines, before and after the murder of Chase Andrews. There are two lead characters whose childhood is also portrayed in the film- Kya and Tate. The movie stars Daisy Edgar Jones as the protagonist, Catherine Clarke or Kya.
The actor got recognition and praise after her acting in Lenny Abrahamson’s Normal People. Normal People, released in 2020, was also an adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel. Fans are excited to see Daisy Jones on screen again, enacting one of their favorite book characters.
The role of young Catherine is played by Jojo Regina. Alongside Daisy Edgar Jones is the Californian actor Taylor John Smith who will play the role of Catherine’s love interest, Tate Walker.
In the trailer of the film posted by Sony, the chemistry of the two actors looked great on screen. Catherine’s love story is a complicated and interesting affair, and fans have high expectations from the actors to bring the character to life with authenticity.
Taylor John Smith has been a part of some successful movies like Sharp Objects and will not disappoint the viewers. Luke David plays the role of young Tate Walker. Harris Dickinson, best known for his role in Beach Rats, is chosen to play the role of Chase Andrews.
The film also features Michael Hyatt as Mabel, Jayson Warner Smith as Deputy Joe Purdue, Garret Dillahunt and Ahna O’Reilly as Mr. and Mrs. Clarke (Catherine’s parents), David Strathairn as Tom Milton, and Eric Ladin as Eric Chastain.