EXCLUSIVE: The Craft remake has found its leads. Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone and Zoey Luna are set to star in the Blumhouse and Columbia Pictures pic along with previously announced Cailee Spaeny. Zoe Lister-Jones is at the helm of the reimagining of the 1996 female-fronted, witch-themed cult classic.
The original, led by Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Christine Taylor, and Rachel True, followed a newcomer at a Catholic prep high school who falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft, and wage curses against those who tick them off.
Blumhouse brass Jason Blum is producing the project along with Oscar-winning Gladiator producer Douglas Wick, who also produced the first film, and Lucy Fisher for Red Wagon Entertainment. Lister-Jones penned the screenplay and will serve as an executive producer with Andrew Fleming, the director and co-writer of the original, Lucas Wiesendanger from Red Wagon, Natalia Anderson, Daniel Bekerman, as well as Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno and Bea Sequeira from Blumhouse.
Blumhouse and Columbia are co-financing the film.
Adlon can currently be seen in Netflixs new teen drama series, The Society, which was recently renewed for a second season. On the big screen, Adlon was last seen opposite Matthias Schoenaerts and Bruce Dern in the Focus Features drama, The Mustang, and before that, starred alongside Leslie Mann, John Cena and Ike Barinholtz in Universals Seth Rogan-produced comedy Blockers.
Simone is one of the stars of OWNs drama series Greenleaf and made a splash at this years Sundance with her performance in Tayarisha Poes boarding school drama, Selah & the Spades, which was picked upRead More – Source