Light as a feather, stiff as a board…
Just in time for Halloween, Blumhouse has unleashed the first trailer for The Craft: Legacy, its sequel to the 1996 teen witch horror, The Craft. I’m a little over the use of a slowed-down spooky version of a pop song (“Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, in this case) in horror trailers, but fans that have been anticipating a return to the witchy business from the original film will find a lot to like here, and with Zoe Lister-Jones (Life In Pieces, Band Aid, New Girl) on to write and direct, The Craft: Legacy could inspire a whole new generation of teens to break out the ol’ Ouija board.
This version picks up where the last film left off, with the trailer referencing Fairuza Balk’s nefarious Nancy in a photograph and a brand new coven. The story follows Cailee Spaeny’s Hannah as she moves to a new town and has trouble, to say the least, finding her place at school and home. That all changes when she finds a group of friends who happen to form a coven of witches that are uniquely capable of bringing a reckoning to their school and their town. Get those binding spells ready, folks.
Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy is written by Zoe Lister-Jones and stars Cailee Spaeny (Devs), Lovie Simone (Greenleaf), Gideon Adlon (Blockers), and Zoey Luna (Pose). Backing them up are David Duchovny and Michelle Monaghan. It will land on VOD on October 28, 2020.