20th Century Studios has revealed a first-look image at the “Darby And The Dead” film adaptation. The film was formerly known as “Darby Harper Wants You to Know.” The movie is being made for Hulu and is expected to release internationally on Disney+.
The story follows Darby Harper, who after suffering a near-death experience as a child is granted the ability to see ghosts. To combat the existential boredom of high school, she runs a side business counseling local spirits in her spare time. When an unexpected occurrence happens between Darby and Capri, the most popular girl at her high school, Darby reluctantly agrees to help her and in the process learns how to fit in with the living world again.
The film stars Tony Danza, Riele Downs, Auli’i’ Cravalho, Asher Angel, Chosen Jacobs, Derek Luke, Wayne Knight (Jurassic Park), and Nicole Maines (Supergirl).
Check out the first-look image below:
The script was written by Wenonah Wilms and Becca Greene. Silas Howard (Pose) is directing.
Adam Saunders, Eddie Rubin and Mac Hendrickson of Footprint Features are producing. Sarah Shepard is overseeing for 20th Century Studios.
A release date for “Darby And The Dead” has not been announced yet.