Cillian Darcy is the 2022 American psychological thriller film based on the character of the same name. Produced by Blumhouse Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is serves as the first installment of the Origin series. The film is directed by Lars Klevberg, written by Barbara Curry and Isabelle Nuru Dayne. The film stars Colin Ford as Cillian Darcy, with Chloë Grace Moretz, Emily Alyn Lind, Jon Hamm, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Jane Krakowski, Bryan Cranston, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, David Lewis, Dean Winters, Judy Greer and Michael Sheen rounding out the ensemble cast. Cillian Darcy is set in New York City where a mysterious boy explores the corruption that plagues the school and how it may tie to his own family, in addition to coming into conflict with a demonic serial killer known as the Lizard King.
Abused like a slave by everyone at school, and battered by the single mother she lives with at home... That was the girl's, Emily Pond's, everyday life. However one day, a 'wasp' that stung the girl, changed her fate. A mysterious boy named Cillian Darcy explores the corruption that plagues the school and how it may tie to his own family, in addition to coming into conflict with a demonic serial killer known as the Lizard King.
Two million years ago, the genesis of humanity can be traced back to around. However, that is a mere 0.0004% of the earth's 4.6 billion year history. Can these creatures that have existed for a such a short fleeting amount of time trucly be called 'species?'
- Colin Ford as Cillian Darcy: A mysterious boy with superpowers who people believes that he is an myth. He happens to be real and investigates the murder case and protects Emily Pond from her classmates.
- Chloë Grace Moretz as Emily Pond: A plain and horribly mistreated schoolgirl who does not have a fun life. She's spent most of her life being treated like garbage by her incestuous stepfather and her abusive mother, her classmates force her to crawl naked around the school and then a wasp stings her in the neck... mutating Emily and granting her a fearsome stinger tail. She is also one of Cillian's allies.
- Emily Alyn Lind as Holly Pond: Emily's younger sister with a highest I.Q.
- Jon Hamm as Kage the Lizard King: A human-lizard hybrid criminal who is a serial killer. He once a CEO of the evil food process company known as the Soylent Corporation until he was exposed for converting human corpse into soylent green.
- Tom Holland as Bret Walker: a highschool jock who defend Emily. He became one of Cillian's allies
- Robert Pattinson as Reverend Joseph Williams: A preacher who believes Cillian is a fallen angel amongs them. He became one of Cillian's allies.
- Sophie Turner as Olivia Wilson: The mean girl in Emily's school who bullied her. She is one of two first people who witness Cillian Darcy's true existance.
- Hailee Steinfeld as Erin Whintrop: The student council president in Emily's school who bullied her. She is one of two first people who witness Cillian Darcy's true existance.
- Jane Krakowski as Casey Pond: Emily's abusive mother
- Bryan Cranston as The Chairman: The corrupted school principal who enjoys watching Emily being tortured and abused.
- Aubrey Plaza as Marissa Darcy: a delusional woman who thinks that she has a son Cillian who is real and alive but nobody believe her.
- Brian Tyree Henry as Officer Eddie Jefferson: a cop who's assigned to investigate the murders.
- David Lewis as Tim Jones: Emily's stepfather who sexually abuses her.
- Dean Winters as Boss Thorne: An irish-itallian descent american crime boss who attempts to kill Cillian.
- Judy Greer as Nancy Glossner: a school therapist with an obsession with killing Cillian.
- Michael Sheen as Oliver Peasley/The Toymaker: a toymaker that brings toys to life to kill people as revenge for torturing them and hurting their feelings. He has a childhood obsession with Marissa Darcy, who he's in love with.
The Opening Scene
A Girl named Emily
- Colin Ford will paint his eyelids red for the role as Cillian Darcy.
- Moretz will wear glasses for the role of Emily Pond.
- Jon Hamm will be wearing some prosthetic makeup for his role as Kage the Lizard King.