The Craft remake movie will get shifting at Blumhouse
The rumours doing the rounds on-line lately are certainly true – The Craft is getting the reboot/remake therapy at Blumhouse and Columbia Photos, with Zoe Lister-Jones now confirmed by Deadline to jot down and direct.
You might recognise Lister-Jones’ face should you’re a fan of TV sitcom Life In Items, the place she stars reverse Colin Hanks, or as Fawn in New Woman, however she’s additionally the director of a string of well-received function movies, together with indie efforts Lola Versus, Breaking Upwards and Band Help. Now, she’ll be accountable for bringing us a brand new model of The Craft, which we actually hope will probably be nice.
Arriving all the way in which again in 1996, making it we-don’t-want-to-do-the-maths-re-the-years-because-we’ll-feel-even-more-ancient-than-we-already-do years outdated, The Craft was a deceptively foolish teen horror film that has stood the check of time resulting from its in any other case complicated themes equivalent to empowerment and sexual assault. It made somewhat (however not an enormous quantity of) cash for Columbia Photos on the field workplace again then, however carried out effectively upon its house launch, and today you would be hard-pressed to seek out somebody who does not have a good quantity of affection for it.
The Craft‘s story revolved round a grieving younger woman referred to as Sarah (Robin Tunney) arriving in LA and beginning at a brand new faculty, whereas she is studying to embrace her pure reward for witchcraft. She’s quickly seen by a trio of fellow outcasts (Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True) who encourage her to develop her supernatural abilities additional, and their energy as a coven grows, however when Sarah decides to exit on a date with a preferred boy at college (Skeet Ulrich), issues quickly flip nasty, and the opposite ladies start to take their newfound powers too far, which results in a face off between Sarah and her solely buddies.
It is not recognized what the remake movie will probably be about, whether or not it is going to be set in the identical universe, or whether or not any of the unique stars will return to make an look, however we’ll hold you up to date on how issues are going.
With the pace through which Blumhouse turns these tasks round, we might see this materialise as quickly as subsequent 12 months, however no launch date has been introduced but.