Soman Chainani’s first novel The school of good and evil, which was published in 2013 and launched a franchise, has a movie on Netflix, with Paul feig (Ghostbusters, Christmas Past) on board to direct the film. David magee (The life of Pi, The return of Mary Poppins) Y Laura solon (Christmas party in the office, Let it Snow) are adapting.
Charlize Theron will play Lady Lesso and Kerry Washington will play Professor Dovey in the movie, and today we learned that Laurence fishburne other Michelle Yeoh Have signed.
Netflix details: “Yeoh will play Professor Anemone and Fishburne will play the school teacher.”
The cast also includes Sofia Wylie other Sophia Anne Caruso.
Here’s the official plot synopsis for the book:
Welcome to the School of Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
Wearing her crystal slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows that she will earn top marks at School for Good and will join the ranks of former students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black dresses and evil black cat, seems to be a perfect fit with the villains of the School of Evil.
The two girls soon discover that their fortunes are reversed: Sophie is dumped at the School of Evil to take Uglification Training, Curses of Death, and Minions, while Agatha finds herself at the School of Good, pushed between handsome princes and beauties. Maidens for Princess Communication Animal Etiquette classes.
But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discover who Sophie and Agatha really are…?
School for Good and Evil is an epic journey to a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live one.
Producers for the upcoming film adaptation include Joe Roth, Jeffrey Kirschenbaum, Jane Startz, Paul Feig, Laura Fischer, Zack Roth, Patricia Riggen, and Soman Chainani.