Michelle Monaghan Joins ‘The Craft’ Remake for Columbia and Blumhouse

Zoe Lister-Jones is writing, directing and executive producing the reimagining of the 1996 film

Michelle Monaghan has joined the cast of “The Craft” remake, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Zoe Lister-Jones is writing, directing and executive producing the reimagining of the 1996 film. The story centers on a teenage girl and high school outcast who falls in with three other girls who practice witchcraft. As they cast spells and curses on those they dislike, they soon face the consequences of those actions. David Duchovny, Cailee Spaeny, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone, Zoey Luna, Nicholas Galitzine and Julian Grey also star.

Jason Blum is producing for Blumhouse, while Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing for Red Wagon Entertainment. Wick also produced the original film. Andrew Fleming, Lucas Wiesendanger, Natalia Anderson, Daniel Bekerman, Couper Samuelson, Jeannette Volturno and Bea Sequiera are executive producing. Blumhouse and Columbia are co-financing the film.

Monaghan’s next role will be in Michael Petroni’s geo-political thriller “Messiah.” She was last seen in “Saint Judy,” a biopic about Los Angeles immigration attorney Judy wood, as well as “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” and “The Vanishing of Sidney Hall.” Her other credits include “Patriots Day,” ” Sleepless,” “Pixels,” “Fort Bliss,” “Best of Me,” “Playing It Cool,” “Eagle Eye,” “North Country” and “Gone Baby Gone.” She also co-starred in the HBO series “True Detective, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.

Monaghan is represented by ICM, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and attorney Robert Offer.

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