The Hollywood Reporter
The old planchette is pointing to new casting news for the upcoming flick Ouija as one “Bates Motel” star is leaving her oxygen tank at home to tango with the paranormal. Read on for details.
THR reports that Olivia Cooke (pictured) will star in Universal’s horror movie based on the Hasbro board game. Douglas Smith is playing the male lead of the movie, which is being produced by Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse Productions, and Hasbro.
Cooke will play a girl who discovers that her dead friend had been messing around with a Ouija board and brings the game home. Smith is the dead girl’s boyfriend, who may know more about her death than he lets on. Daren Kagasoff is also in the film in a supporting role.
Filming begins next week in and around Los Angeles with Stiles White in the director’s chair.
The script by Juliet Snowden and White centers on a group of friends attempting to make contact with a recently deceased classmate through a Ouija board who awaken a dark and terrifying presence.
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