More casting news coming in for Beautiful Creatures, as two more familiar faces from the small screen join the ever growing cast. Read on for the latest!
According to Variety, TV stars Margo Martindale (“Justified”) and Zoey Deutch (pictured right; “Ringer”) are in final negotiations to join the cast of Alcon Entertainment’s Beautiful Creatures.
Richard LaGravenese is writing and directing the supernatural love story based on the first novel in Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s popular series. Alcon has film rights to all three books, hoping Creatures will kick off a possible franchise at Warner Bros., which will distribute.
Newcomers Jack O’Connell and Alice Englert star as Ethan and Lena, teenage lovers who uncover dark secrets about their families, their history and their town. Martindale will play Lena’s Aunt Del, who helps to protect her from the family’s dark side. Deutch will play Emily Asher, Ethan’s ex-girlfriend and the ringleader of the high school’s popular clique that conspires against Lena. The film co-stars Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and “Project X” star Thomas Mann.
Erwin Stoff will produce along with Alcon co-toppers Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Richard LaGravenese is directing from his adaptation of the novel of the same name – the first of a series written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Warner-based Alcon’s acquired rights to the series.
Beautiful Creatures begins shooting next month in and around New Orleans.
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