Netflix has released a new clip for their film The School for Good and Evil based on the best-selling series by Soman Chainani. The feature directed by Paul Feig stars Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington will be available to stream on October 19.
In the above clip shared by the streaming platform as part of their TUDUM event, Washington’s character Professor Dovey explains that the “finger glow helps you become aware of the power inside you.” Theron’s character Lady Lesso then adds, “when your finger glows it means you’ve begun to tap into emotions powerful enough to cast a spell.”
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“The stronger your feelings, the stronger your magic,” Dovey adds.
Caruso’s character Sophie breaks into the scene saying, “I hope I’m not late,” while Billie Eilish’s song “You Should See Me In a Crown” is blasted in the background. Sophie’s commanding presence is felt by all of the characters as she walks down the aisle to get her finger glow.
The logline for The School For Good and Evil reads, “Best friends Sophie and Agatha find their bond put to the test when they’re whisked away to a magical school for future fairy-tale heroes and villains.”
Also starring in the film are Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, Peter Serafinowicz, Rob Delaney, Mark Heap, Patti LuPone and Rachel Bloom.
Feig and David Magee are credited as writers in the adaptation of the Chainani book series which has sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide.