One of the stars of The Lord of the Rings joined actress Charlize Theron to star in a new Netflix movie.
According to comic bookCate Blanchett was cast in the film The School for Good and Evil, starring The Old Guard actress Charlize Theron.
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“We just got Cate Blanchett as the narrator, so we’re really excited about that,” said Paul Feig, the film’s director.
As said by Feig, Blanchett will be the narrator of the new Netflix feature film, not a character. The director said he was excited to explore this new world, created by Soman Chainani in his books.
“I am really excited to bring to life this amazing, touching, funny and empowering world that Soman has created in his wonderful books,” said the filmmaker.
The film had its first trailer revealed during the Geeked Week event earlier this month.
About the movie
From director Paul Feig, who adapts the books by Soman Chainani, the cast includes Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Michelle Yeoh and Cate Blanchett.
Read the synopsis of the feature film.
“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 happens according to an old legend: the 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 those chosen and admitted to Escola do Bem. With her pink dress and crystal shoes, she dreams of becoming a princess.”
“Your best friend, Agatha, however, is not satisfied with how an entire town can believe such nonsense.”
“She is the opposite of her friend, who, even so, is the only one who understands her. Fate, however, plays a trick on the two, who begin an adventure that will give clues to who they really are.”
The School of Good and Evil arrives in the catalog of Netflix still in 2022.