To Catch a Killer: Shailene Woodley Plays Troubled Police Officer In Gripping New Crime Drama

Shailene Woodley is back on the big screen with her nail-biting new thriller movie To Catch a Killer, and honestly, it looks phenomenal.

Proving she is a woman of many talents, the 31-year-old actress has also produced the movie, which is Argentine filmmaker Damián Szifron’s hotly-anticipated English-language debut.

With crime thrillers doing exceptionally well with viewers in recent years, To Catch a Killer most certainly doesn’t seem like it will disappoint, with Big Little Lies actress Shailene taking on the role of a talented but troubled police officer who finds herself on an unexpected wild journey to track down a murderer on the loose.


While this movie sounds like the thing that would do well, the promotion for it has relatively flown under the radar. So, if you’re curious about learning everything there is to know about this new film ahead of its release, we’ve got you covered below.

What is the plot of To Catch a Killer?

While dealing with demons from her own troubled past, a young police investigator named Eleanor is recruited by the FBI’s chief investigator to track down a killer terrorising the area.

An official synopsis for the film reads: “As the police and FBI launch a nationwide manhunt, they are thwarted at every turn by the individual’s unprecedented behaviour. Given her tortured psyche, Eleanor may be the only person who can understand the mind of their assailant and bring him to justice.”


Who else stars in To Catch a Killer?

Alongside Shailene, the flick stars the likes of Ben Mendelsohn, Jovan Adepo and Ralph Ineson.

Is there a trailer for To Catch a Killer?

There is, indeed! Check it out below: