Coming exclusively from The Hollywood Reporter, Netlfix’s A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting has added Tom Felton to its expanding cast.
Felton is known for his long tenure as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, and the recent YouTube Premium series Origin.
Based on the young-adult book series by Joe Ballarini, who is also writing the film’s screenplay, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting is the story of Kelly Ferguson who is babysitting for the first time and during her watch the children she’s looking after are captured by horrible monsters. After which she joins a secret society of babysitters who band together to fight and get the children back.
Also starring in the adaptation are Indya Moore (Pose) and Oona Laurence (Southpaw, Bad Moms), Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl, Are You Afraid of the Dark), Alessio Scalzotto (Rim of the World) and Ian Ho.
Set with director Rachel Talalay at the helm, the initial film is based on the first book of the trilogy. The sequel books were titled A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting #2: Beats & Geeks and A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster hunting #3: Mission to Monster Island.
Currently with no release date, filming has started in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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