‘The Craft’ Reboot Being Conjured Up by Blumhouse and Director Zoe Lister-Jones

/Film | 3/26/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Blumhouse will attempt to summon Manon by producing a reboot of The Craft. The ’90s witch flick has become something of a cult classic, and producers have been mulling a remake for a few years. Now, Zoe Lister-Jones is set to write and direct a The Craft reboot for Blumhouse and Columbia Pictures. But will this new take on The Craft be able to capture the magic of the original?

The Craft, a 1996 teen witch film starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True, still holds up. Sure, it’s very ’90s, but it’s also a heck of a lot of fun. The plot followed a group of teen girls dabbling in witchcraft. And I’m not talking the type of witchcraft your friend from Portland with the septum piercing and the mason jars full of weird-smelling liquid claims they practice. I’m talking full-blown, supernatural, snakes and fire, levitating off the ground witchcraft. It starts off harmless enough, and then, in true horror movie fashion, takes a turn toward darkness. In the original film, Tunney plays a troubled young woman who moves to a new town, and befriends Balk, Campbell and True. All the girls dabble in witchcraft, with Tunney being the most powerful. Along...
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