David Duchovny joins the reboot of The Craft
Deadline Sony's upcoming reboot of the 1996 teen horror cult classic The Craft has found another key cast member in the form of The X-Files and California veterinarian David Duchovny.
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The new version of the film will follow Hannah, “a high school pariah who relates to three other girls and begins to experience witchcraft. They unleash a power that at first seems to solve problems in their lives, but slowly consumes them with unforeseen costs. "
Zoe Lister-Jones will write and direct the film being edited by Columbia and Blumhouse Productions and will star Gideon Adlon (Blockers), Lovie Simone (Greenleaf), Zoey Luna (Pose), Cailee Spaeny (Bad Times at El Royale)) and Nicholas. Galitzine (Chambers).
The original film, directed by Andrew Fleming and written by Fleming and Peter Filardi, follows a teenage Sarah (Robin Tunney) who, after her family moves to San Francisco, finds herself joining a group of Catholic school girls who experience witchcraft. Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True also starred.
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Development of a remake of the 1996 hit has been underway for nearly five years, with Honeymoon director Leigh Janiak originally signed up to write and direct the project in 2015, which was supposed to be a continuation of the original, but the project was discarded. after negative fan reactions and lack of interest in the studios.
Galitzine recently starred in HBO and Chambers of Netflix.
Duchovny is well known for his work as leader of Fox's long-running science fiction mystery series, The X-Files, and Showtime's Californication drama, for which he won the Golden Globe in both, as well as a recurring role in David. . Lynch's acclaimed Twin Peaks and the lead role in NBC Aquarius's short-lived crime drama.
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