‘School of good and evil’: Kerry Washington and Charlize Theron join Netflix adaptation

Netflix, with director Paul Feig, announced today (19) that acclaimed actresses Kerry Washington and Charlize Theron have joined the cast of “ The School of Good and Evil, ” an adaptation of the romantic saga signed by Soman Chainani and Alice Klesck.

The duo will bring Professor Dovey and Lady Lesso to life, respectively, and join Sophia Anne Caruso (“ Evil ”) and Sofia Wylie (“ High School Musical: The Musical: The Series ”), who will star in Sophie. and Agatha – students from the main school where young people are trained to become fairytale characters.

Consult the announcement:

I know which school I am applying to! I am delighted to welcome Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington to the School of Good and Evil! Everyone, get ready to go to school! @CharlizeAfrica @kerrywashington @netflix @NetflixFilm pic.twitter.com/IgmoDABkp0

– Paul Feig (@paulfeig) February 19, 2021

The screenplay is in charge of David Magee (“The Adventures of Pi”) and Laura Solon (“The Last Hangover of the Year”).

Check out the synopsis of the novels:

In the village of Gavaldon, every four years, two teenagers have mysteriously disappeared for more than two centuries. Parents lock up and protect their children, terrified of the possible kidnapping, which takes place according to an old legend: missing young people are taken to the school of good and evil, where they study to become the heroes and villains of the stories . Sophie hopes to be one of the chosen ones and admitted to the School of Good With her pink dress and her crystal shoes, she dreams of becoming a princess. Her best friend, Agatha, however, isn’t content with just knowing how an entire town can believe so much bullshit. She is the opposite of her friend, who is still the only one who understands her. Fate, however, plays a trick on the two, initiating an adventure that will give clues as to who they really are. This bestseller is the first book in a trilogy that shows an epic journey to a new and dazzling world, in which the only way to escape the legends of fairy tales and enchanted stories is to experience one of between them intensely.

Feig is known for his many cinematographic works, including the famous and Oscar nominated “Mission Godmother” and the interesting thriller “A Little Favor”. He also directed the Christmas novel ‘A Second Chance to Love’, the spy comedy ‘The Spy Who Knew Less’ and the reboot of ‘Ghostbusters’ in 2016.

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