A new movie from director Paul Feig is always going to draw intrigue considering he’s already helmed films such as Bridesmaids, The Heat, Ghostbusters (2016) and Last Christmas. Now he’s diving deep into the fantasy genre for his latest, The School For Good And Evil.
Co-written by Paul and David Magee, the 2022 film is based on Soman Chainani’s 2013 novel of the same name and follows best friends Sophie and Agatha immersing themselves in the world of an enchanted school that nurtures both heroes and villains in hopes of achieving perfection. balance.
Ever since it was unveiled on Netflix on Wednesday, October 19, some audiences have found themselves admiring the cast, emphasizing a certain central character.
Speaking of which, who plays Sophie in The School for Good and Evil?
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Who plays Sophie in The School for Good and Evil?
Sophia Anne Caruso plays Sophie in The School for Good and Evil.
The 21-year-old American actress first appeared on screens in the 2008 film Eagle Eye (credited as Sam’s School Band) and later in the 2011 film I Am Number Four (Girl on Street).
Beyond that, she landed roles in the TV show Smash (Little Girl), the Celebrity documentary series Ghost Stories (Young Jillian), Strangers (Lily), Evil (Emma) and the TV special The Sound Of Music Live (Brigitta).
Later films, on the other hand, include Jack Of The Red Hearts (Coke), 37 (Lisa) and Lazarus (Girl).
Sophie also appears as a younger character in some scenes, with child actress Ella Hehir taking over for Sophia during these sequences.
You can find Sophia on Instagram at sophiaannecaruso.
“She’s not just a princess”
Sophia recently sat down for a chat with Teen Vogue and shared some insight into her character:
“I was excited about [Sophie]…the variety, all the colors there are to play in her… When I first looked at the character description, I was like, ‘Hm, princess. Let me read this script. And I was like, ‘Oh no, she’s not just a princess, she’s kind of a devil too.’
Weighing in on Sophie’s journey and her character’s arc, she added that she thinks “it can be difficult, especially for young women, not knowing exactly who you are and not knowing or not not feel comfortable pushing boundaries as a young woman, but I think Sophie does that very clearly.
“She pushes everyone. It crosses all borders.
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The cast of The School for Good and Evil
You can check out the main cast of the film and the respective roles they bring to life below:
- Sofia Wylie / Mahli Perry as Agatha / Young Agatha
- Sophia Anne Caruso / Ella Hehir as Sophie / Young Sophie
- Laurence Fishburne as Schoolmaster
- Michelle Yeoh as Professor Emma Anemone
- Jamie Flatters as Tedros
- Kit Young as Rafal/Rhian
- Peter Serafinowicz as Yuba
- Kerry Washington as Professor Clarissa Dovey
- Charlize Theron / Abigail Stones as Lady Leonora Lesso / Young Leonora
- Cate Blanchett as Narrator
- Patti LuPone as Mrs. Deauville
- Rob Delaney as Stefan
- Rachel Bloom as Honora
- Earl Cave as Hort
School for Good and Evil streams exclusively on Netflix.
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