Ferguson, who plays Erica on Netflix’s Stranger Things, will play Wayans daughter in the recently announced film, as first reported by Variety.
The currently untitled Halloween film is an adventure-comedy that will be directed by Jeff Wadlow, who recently helmed Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare and Fantasy Island, with Rob Rugan, Todd Berger, and John R. Morey writing the script.
In addition to starring in the film, Marlon Wayans will serve as a producer.
The synopsis follows a teenage girl, played by Ferguson, who, after accidentally unleashing an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween, which causes decorations to come alive and wreak havoc, must team up with the last person she’d want to in order to save their town – her skeptical father, played by Wayans.
Feguson is dynamite on Stranger Things, and this should be a winning combination.
You can bet that Netflix is hoping for Hubie Halloween levels of success with this new comedy, as that Adam Sadler Halloween movie turned out to be the most popular film of 2020 on the streaming network in the U.S.
The untitled new Marlon Wayans Halloween film is expected to premiere in October 2022 on Netflix.
We will be covering this project closely as it continues to develop. Look for more casting news soon.
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