Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies series has been optioned for a movie and we can’t wait to see Tally on the big screen. Here’s everything we know so far about the Uglies movie.

Everything We Know About the Uglies Movie So Far

Joey King is set to star as Tally Youngblood!

According to Deadline’s exclusive announcement of the project Joey King has been a fan of the books for years. And we’re a fan of hers, so it’s a win-win situation!

Keith Powers, Brianne Tju & Chase Stokes joined Joey King!


While Joey King will be playing Tally, Keith Powers, Brianne Tju and Chase Stoke’s roles are not yet disclosed. But, we are sooooo excited to see who they play!

McG has signed on to direct!

Now I know what you’re thinking, “who?” You might not know his name, but you know his work. Not only has he directed both Charlie’s Angels movies from the early 2ooos but he also directed the pilot to a little-known TV show called The Shadowhunters. So yea, we’re excited!


While there’s no release date yet, the movie is set to release on Netflix

Don’t mind me, just getting ready to add this to my ever-growing watch list.


Haven’t read the books yet? The time is now!

Pick up a copy of the first books today and delve into the dystopian world of the Uglies. And if you love it, which we think you will, be sure to pick up the sequels, Pretties, Extras, and Specials!


Looking for more? Check out these 10 reasons by the Uglies is still great over 10 years after it’s release!