The 5th Wave is an upcoming American science fiction thriller film directed by J Blakeson, based on Rick Yancey’s eponymous novel with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, and Jeff Pinkner. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maria Bello, Maika Monroe, and Liev Schreiber.
Development began in March 2012 when Columbia Pictures picked up the film rights to the trilogy with Graham King’s production company GK Films and Tobey Maguire’s Material Pictures. Filming took place in Atlanta, Georgia from October 2014 to January 2015.
The 5th Wave is scheduled to be released on January 22, 2016 by Columbia Pictures in US and UK.