It doesn’t matter how old you are, a good fantasy film does serve as a remedy to all our problems. Films like these are best known for transporting us into a different universe and distracting us from our daily mundane lives. There’s no wonder that the fantasy genre has become so popular lately, and more films with this theme are being released every now and then.
One such film which is gracing our screens very soon is The School for Good and Evil. This upcoming film is directed by Paul Feig and written by David Magee and Paul Feig. With some talented creators, there is also a plethora of versatile actors and actresses who will be a part of The School for Good and Evil. Here’s everything you need to know about it, from the plot, to the cast, to when you can watch and much more:
Plot of The School for Good and Evil
Even though the title is fairly self-explanatory, we will brief you on the plot of The School for Good and Evil, because it is indeed a very interesting one. The war between good and evil has been around for the longest time, and most films have seen this theme. There was Harry Potter versus Lord Voldemort, and although the films had several plots, the premise was the fight between good and evil.
The School for Good and Evil follows the story of two young girls who are sent away to a school that trains children, with the main aim being to either train them to be a hero or a villain. Although these two girls have been best friends, going to the school changes everything for them and their friendship.
Cast of The School for Good and Evil
As we mentioned before, there is a plethora of talented and versatile actors who are a part of the cast. Front and centre, we have the two best friends, Sophie and Agatha, played by Sophia Anne Caruso and Sofia Wylie respectively. The other cast includes:
- Laurence Fishburne as School Master
- Jamie Flatters as Tedros
- Michelle Yeoh as Professor Emma Anemone
- Kerry Washington as Professor Clarissa Dovey
- Kit Young as Rafal
- Charlize Theron as Lady Lesso
Apart from these, you can also expect to see the likes of Peter Serafinowicz, Rachel Bloom, Ben Kingsley, Rob Delaney, Earl Cave and many more. And, one of the most exciting parts of The School for Good and Evil is the narrator and is none other than the very talented, Cate Blanchett.
Trailer for The School for Good and Evil
Are you ready to be transported to a magical world? If so, do head over to this link to watch the trailer for The School for Good and Evil.
Apart from the trailer, you can also view an official clip which was recently released. Both these clips give us a glimpse into what’s in store for us. The costumes, the grandeur, the stories, the drama, and the fairytales.
There’s truly something for everyone at The School for Good and Evil. Make sure you choose your side before watching the trailers, it might make things more interesting.
When and Where Can You Watch The School for Good and Evil?
The School for Good and Evil is going to release just over a week before Halloween. There’s no doubt that this film will go into Netflix’s Halloween collection for the year, even though it isn’t horror. Because who doesn’t like dressing up as a witch for Halloween? they can surely get their costume inspiration from different characters in The School for Good and Evil. This film will exclusively stream on Netflix, so now is the time to renew your subscription if you haven’t already.
Is The School for Good and Evil Based on a Book?
A lot of fantasy films are usually adaptations of novels, and so is The School for Good and Evil. This film is based on the 2013 novel written by Soman Chainani. The book sold over 2 million copies worldwide so there’s no doubt that people have enjoyed this concept and would love to see it adapted on screen. Although the characters and themes are all inspired by the book, there are rumours that a shocking twist in the film will take a different route from the book. It’s only a matter of time until we see what it is.
We can only hope that you are just as excited as we are about The School for Good and Evil. Whether you watch it for Cate Blanchett’s narration, the magic, or even the up-and-coming cast of talented young men and women, we know this film will soon be one of your favourites. Make sure you watch the film with an open mind and heart and let the magic make its way into you.