Other stars include Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.
According to a report by Term, Laurence Fishburne and Michelle Yeoh are the latest stars to join the Netflix cast The school of good and evil. The other cast includes Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Sofia Wylie and Sophia Ann Caruso and the film will be directed by Paul Feig. Feig had directed influential comedies before, but he’s turned things around a bit, as this young adult adaptation is different from his previous film. Last Christmas, which was completely different from the previous one, A simple favor.
The school of good and evil is the first book in Soman Chainani’s best-selling fantasy book series of the same name. The story takes place in the fictional location of Endless Woods and is about two friends, Sophie and Agatha, who join the School of Good and Evil. The unique institute helps train lost children to become heroes or fairy tale villains, and the two friends have a hard time deciding which path to choose.
Fishburne will play school teacher Rafael and Yeoh will play teacher Emma Anemone. Theron will play Lady Lesso, the Dean of the School of Evil, while Washington will play Professor Clarissa Dovey, Dean of the School of Good. Newcomers Caruso and Wylie will play best friends Sophie and Agatha.
Both Fishburne and Yeoh have tight schedules, as Fishburne is linked to the ABC spinoff of Blackish, titled something oldwhile Yeoh stars in Hulu’s sci-fi series Boss level and will make his MCU debut in Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings.
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