Class Begins within the First College for Good and Evil Trailer

Kerry Washington in wig and ball gown stands next to red-haired Charlize Theron in a severe suit.

Photograph: Helen Sloan/Netflix

Okay, sure, positive; this can be a film about youngsters who get whisked away from the traditional world and caught in a magical faculty taught by a plethora of A-list superstar actors through which the heroes and the villains are rigorously outlined. But when you will get sure wizards out of your head, the primary trailer for Netflix’s film adaptation of Soman Chainiani’s College for Good and Evil sequence seems to be wonderful.

If you happen to’re unaware of the ebook sequence, the premise is mainly this. Two younger pals, the sulky Agatha (Sofia Wylie) and the bubbling Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso), are taken to the titular faculty the place fairy story heroes and villains are taught to assist keep the stability between good and evil. The twist is that Sophie, who has dreamt of being a fairy story princess, will get caught in Villain faculty, whereas Agatha is placed on the Hero observe. Problems ensue:

The College for Good and Evil | Official Trailer | Netflix

As you may see within the trailer, the film stars a fully stacked solid together with Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Michelle Yeoh, and Laurence Fishburne, however IMDB lists Ben Kingsley, Rachel Bloom, Patti LuPone, Rob Delaney, and Peter Serafinowicz as effectively. Everybody seems to be like they’re having a hell of a variety of enjoyable, and I recognize how a lot this magic faculty doesn’t appear to be Hogwarts—director Paul Feig stated he primarily based its type on artwork nouveau for that very motive, and the result’s pretty to have a look at.

The College for Good and Evil will hit Netflix on October 19.

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