A young tech worker (Emma Watson) takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.
The Circle is an upcoming American science-fiction thriller film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers, and based on Eggers' 2013 novel of the same name. The film stars Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, and Bill Paxton. Principal photography began on September 11, 2015 in Los Angeles. The film is scheduled to be released on April 28, 2017, by EuropaCorp and STX Entertainment.