Zoe Lister-Jones is writing and directing “The Craft” reboot for Blumhouse, Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon Entertainment, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
Blumhouse’s Jason Blum is producing alongside Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher for Red Wagon Entertainment. Red Wagon’s Andrew Fleming and Lucas Wiesendanger are executive producing. Blumhouse and Columbia are co-financing the film.
The original 1996 film paved the way for an onslaught of TV series and films that were witch-themed and centered on female empowerment. The film starred Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, Fairuza Balk, Christine Taylor and Skeet Ulrich, and followed a new student at a Catholic prep high school who falls in love with a trio of outcast girls who practice witchcraft.
Lister-Jones most recently starred in “Life in Pieces” and “New Girl,” as well as the movie “Band Aid,” which she also wrote and directed. She also recently wrote, executive produced and starred in the Fox Searchlight feature “Lola Versus,” and co-wrote, produced and starred in “Breaking Upwards.” Her comedy pilot, “Woman Up,” was recently greenlit at ABC.
Lister-Jones is represented by WME, Mosaic and Jackoway Tyerman.