Netflix Movie ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’: Release Date, Cast, Plot & More

Looking ahead to 2020, it already looks like the year will be off to a fantastic start, filled with Netflix Originals. One Original we’ve been looking forward to for a while now, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, will be arriving early 2020. We’ve been keeping track of all the information, making sure we have all the news on the Netflix release date, plot, cast, and trailer.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things is an upcoming Netflix Original drama-thriller based on the novel of the same by author Iain Reid. The novel has been adapted by Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), and he will serve as the director on the project. Iain Reid also served as a co-producer on the project and has been given a writing credit for his work on the novel. Composing the music for the project is Jay Wadley (Tales of the City), while Lukasz Zal (Ida) worked on Cinematography


When is the Netflix release date for I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

The release date hasn’t been confirmed for I’m Thinking of Ending Things. We already know that the film will arrive in 2020, thanks to how long it’s been in production we suspect it will drop in Q1 of 2020.

For those who don’t know what we mean by the term Q1, it means the first quarter of the year (January, February, and March).

Potential Release Date: Q1 2020.


What is the plot of I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

While Jake and his girlfriend are on a road trip to meet his parents, Jakes’s girlfriend is struggling with figuring out how to break up with him. When Jake takes an unexpected detour, it leaves her stranded.


Who are the cast members of I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

The following cast members have been confirmed for I’m Thinking of Ending Things:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
JakeJesse PlemonsGame Night | Breaking Bad | El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
TBAToni ColletteLittle Miss Sunshine | Hereditary | About a Boy
TBAJessie BuckleyBeast | Chernoybl | Taboo
TBADavid ThewlisNaked | Harry Potter | Wonder Woman
YvonneColby MinifieJessica Jones | The Boys | Nurse Jackie
Young ManJason RalphA Most Violent Year | The Magicians | Aquarius
TBAAbby QuinnLandline | Radium Girls | The Journey Is the Destiny
TBAAshlyn AlessiBeyond the Night | Can You Keep a Secret | The Brawler
JanitorGuy BoydFoxcatcher | Taking Chance | Streamers
TBAHadley RobinsonFosse/Verdon

The unnamed role that Jessie Buckley is occupying was previously Brie Larson’s. There’s no confirmation as to why Larson left the project, but Buckley is an excellent addition.


What is the production status of I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

Official Production Status: Post-Production (Last Updated 07/11/2019)

The filming for I’m Thinking of Ending Things began on March 13th, 2019, it concluded by the 29th of April.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things has since been in post-production. At the time of writing it’s been over six months since the film entered pre-production. By now we’d suspect that I’m Thinking of Ending Things is 99% complete and is awaiting a release date.

Some filming for I’m Thinking of Ending Things took place in the Fishkill, Hudson Valley. Other locations used were in areas Middletown, Orange County, and filming reportedly took place at Zena Middle School in Kingston.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things Novel – Copyright. Simon & Schuster


What is the run time for I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

The official run time hasn’t been announced by Netflix. We can expect to learn more soon.

What is the parental rating of I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

The parental rating for the Original has yet to be announced. Our prediction is that I’m Thinking of Ending Things will be PG-14.

Will, I’m Thinking of Ending Things be available to stream in 4K?

The majority of new Originals arrive in 4K, and while we’re waiting on confirmation of how the Original was filmed, we’re fully expecting I’m Thinking of Ending Things will be available to stream in 4K.


Has Netflix released a trailer for I’m Thinking of Ending Things?

Netflix is yet to release a trailer for I’m Thinking of Ending Things. We’re expecting a teaser or full trailer to be released very soon.


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