Where the Crawdads Sing is an upcoming American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Delia Owens. The film is written by Lucy Alibar and directed by Olivia Newman, and stars Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Daisy Edgar-Jones, David Strathairn, and Jayson Warner Smith.
Daisy Edgar-Jones as Catherine “Kya” Clarke
Jojo Regina as Little Kya
Taylor John Smith as Tate Walker
Luke David Blumm as Little Tate
Harris Dickinson as Chase Andrews
Jayson Warner Smith as Deputy Joe Purdue
Michael Hyatt as Mabel
On January 25, 2021, it was announced that Taylor John Smith and Harris Dickinson would be joining Daisy Edgar-Jones in a film adaptation produced by Hello Sunshine and 3000 Pictures for Sony Pictures, based on Delia Owens’ best-selling novel Where the Crawdads Sing. The film will be directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay written by Lucy Alibar. On March 17, 2021, David Strathairn joined the cast of the film. On March 30, 2021, Jayson Warner Smith joined the cast of the film. In April 2021, Garret Dillahunt, Michael Hyatt, Ahna O’Reilly, Sterling Macer Jr., and Jojo Regina joined the cast. In June 2021, Eric Ladin joined the cast of the film.
It is scheduled to be released on June 24, 2022.