A young female tech worker Mae (Emma Watson) takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, The Circle run by Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks). Mae quickly rises up the company’s ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation that involves privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.
John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Attack the Block) has been cast as, Kalden. He is a co-lead and his character will more than likely be Mae’s love interest. Kalden is described as being a mysterious man who keeps popping up in Mae’s life. Apparently their chemistry and relationship are a secret…
The Circle is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers.
It is scheduled for an April 28th 2017 US release.
Director: James Ponsoldt
Writer(s): James Ponsoldt | Dave Eggers
Cast: John Boyega, Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Mamoudou Athie
UK release date: TBC