Captive State is an American science fiction thriller film directed by Rupert Wyatt and co-written by Wyatt and Erica Beeny. It stars John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors, Machine Gun Kelly, and Vera Farmiga. The film follows a young man who leads a rebellion against an alien race that has invaded Earth and enslaved humans. It is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Focus Features.
Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict – the collaborators and dissidents.