Abandoned by her family, Kya raises herself all alone in the marshes outside of her small town. When her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect for his murder.
Delia Owens’ best-selling historical fiction novel comes alive on the big screen this summer, thanks to Reese Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine, which picked up the adaptation after it was named a monthly pick for Reese’s Book Club. If that star power weren’t enough to get buzz going, the casting of Daisy Edgar-Jones as isolated “marsh girl,” Kya, a murder mystery plotline, and a soundtrack featuring a brand-new Taylor Swift song ought to do it.
Where the Crawdads Sing July 15