Joey King Netflix Movie ‘Uglies’ – What else do we know about Netflix’s Uglies?

Netflix is set to adapt Uglies into a full picture, which has now wrapped filming. Joey King, who has long been a fan of the Scott Westerfeld book, works with Netflix. Joey King’s production business, All The King’s Horses, signed a first-look deal with Netflix in summer 2021. McG (Joseph McGinty Nichol) will direct Netflix’s Uglies. Krista Vernoff (Grey’s Anatomy, Shameless, Charmed) and Vanessa Taylor (Uglies) wrote the script (The Shape of Water, Game of Thrones, Divergent). ( provides all the details, including the plot, Cast, and release date.

What is Uglies’ plot?

As previously stated, Netflix’s Uglies is based on Scott Westerfield’s 2005 international bestseller novel of the same name. It had many sequels. The story is set in a universe where an obligatory 16-year-old operation erases physical disparities and makes everyone lovely. Here’s the Amazon plot synopsis:

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty. And as a pretty, she’ll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun.

But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure she wants to become pretty. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world—and it isn’t very pretty. The authorities offer Tally a choice: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. Tally’s choice will change her world forever.

Uglies Movie Cast: Who’s in Uglies?

Joey King is a recognized cast member of Uglies. Recent Netflix features include Kissing Booth and The Act, for which she was nominated for an Emmy. Unveiled three new cast members for Uglies on October 18th, 2021. Unconfirmed roles for Brianne Tju .

How is Uglies’ production going?

Production on Netflix’s Uglies will begin in Atlanta in mid-October and last through January 2022. Filming ended earlier than expected. Joey King announced the end of filming on December 19th. Scott Westerfeld acknowledged the end of filming andt said there was still much to do.

When does Uglies come out on Netflix?

It’s unclear when Netflix will broadcast Uglies, but given the filming timetable, it’s likely to be in late 2022 According to whats-on-netflix.

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