Fast Color

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Fast Color
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byJulia Hart
Produced by
Written by
  • Julia Hart
  • Jordan Horowitz
Music byRob Simonsen
CinematographyMichael Fimognari
Edited byMartin Pensa
Distributed byCodeblack Films
Release date
  • March 10, 2018 (2018-03-10) (SXSW)
  • April 19, 2019 (2019-04-19) (United States)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

Fast Color is a 2018 American drama sci-fi thriller film directed by Julia Hart from a screenplay by Hart and Jordan Horowitz. It stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney, Christopher Denham, and David Strathairn.

The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 10, 2018. It is scheduled to be released on April 19, 2019, by Codeblack Films.



In January 2017, it was announced Gugu Mbatha-Raw had joined the cast of the film, with Julia Hart directing, from a screenplay written by Hart and Jordan Horowitz. Horowitz, Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon will produce under their Original Headquarters and LD Entertainment banners, respectively.[1] In March 2017, Lorraine Toussaint, David Strathairn, Saniyya Sidney, and Christopher Denham joined the cast of the film.[2]


Principal photography began on March 13, 2017.[3]


The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 10, 2018.[4][5] Shortly after, Codeblack Films acquired distribution rights to the film and set it for a March 29, 2019, release.[6] It was then pushed back to April 19, 2019.[7]

Critical reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 89% based on 18 reviews, and an average rating of 6.7/10.[8]


  1. ^ McNary, Dave (January 12, 2017). "Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in Thriller 'Fast Color' for 'La La Land,' 'Jackie' Producers (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  2. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (March 15, 2017). "David Strathairn, Lorraine Toussaint & Others Join Drama Thriller 'Fast Color'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  3. ^ Busch, Anita (March 13, 2017). "Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star In 'Fast Color' From 'Jackie,' 'La La Land' Producers". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  4. ^ Galuppo, Mia (January 31, 2018). "SXSW: Emily Blunt's 'A Quiet Place' to Open Fest". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "Fast Color". South by Southwest. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (September 20, 2018). "Codeblack Films Nabs Rights To SXSW Pic 'Fast Color'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  7. ^ "Fast Color". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "Fast Color (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved January 3, 2019.

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