According to Variety, Cailee Spaeny is set to be lead witch for Columbia Pictures’ reboot of The Craft. Spaeny is known for her previous roles in Pacific Rim Uprising, On the Basis of Sex, and Bad Times at the El Royale. Her next role will be in Devs, an FX drama series set in Silicon Valley.
The film, tentatively slated for a July start date, will be directed and written by Zoe Lister-Jones. Jason Blum will be producing, in addition to Douglas Wick, Lucas Wiesendanger, and Lucy Fisher of Red Wagon Entertainment. The original director of the 1996 film, Andrew Fleming, will also be on the producing team.
The Craft is about a group of teenage witches who turn to magic to solve their problems. However, their newfound power comes with a cost that begins to consume their lives…
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