The School for Good and Evil release date, cast, synopsis, teaser and more

As in true Netflix fashion, the preparation for new TV series and films for 2022 has already begun. In addition to the films coming to the streaming platform from the deal with Sony, there are tons of original movies that will be released as,  including the fantasy film, The School for Good and Evil.

The School for Good and Evil is a film in which Netflix acquired the rights for last year and will be directed by Bridesmaids and A Simple Favor director Paul Feig.

We tell you everything you need to know about the release date and more for this upcoming Netflix movie.

The School for Good and Evil release date

On June 7 at Netflix Geeked Week 2022, the streamer announced that The School for Good and Evil will be coming to Netflix this fall. Now, Netflix has announced the official release date. You can expect the fantasy film to arrive on Netflix on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET!

According to Collider, The School for Good and Evil started filming at The Belfast Harbour Studios in Northern Ireland in early 2021. Filming wrapped in July 2021.

The School for Good and Evil cast

According to IMDb, the cast for The School for Good and Evil consists of some heavy-hitting, star-studded actors and actresses. The cast for the upcoming movie is as follows:

  • Charlize Theron as Lady Lesso
  • Michelle Young as Professor Anemone
  • Laurence Fishburne as The Schoolmaster
  • Kerry Washington as Professor Dovey
  • Sofia Wylie as Agatha

The cast also features Earl Cave, Kit Young, Sophie Anne Caruso, and Jamie Flatters playing the roles of Hort, Rafal, Sophie, and Tedros, respectively.

The School for Good and Evil synopsis

The School for Good and Evil is about a young girl named Sophie who yearns for adventure and exciting beginnings. In her world called Gavaldon, it is an honor to be selected to attend The School of Good or The School of Evil. Upon their selection, Sophie and her friend, Agatha, learn that fate doesn’t lie in the hands of the beholder as they are sent to schools completely different than they desired.

Here is the official synopsis:

Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil.

The film is adapted from the novel of the same name written by Soman Chainani. The novel has been well-received by critics like The Guardian and has become a fan-favorite amongst its young-adult audience.

The School for Good and Evil teaser

At Netflix Geeked Week, the streamer dropped a teaser for the fantasy film. Check it out below!

Is there a The School for Good and Evil trailer?

Unfortunately, a trailer has yet to be released. We’ll likely have to wait closer to the release date for a trailer. However, once there is a trailer, you can count on us to let you know.

Until then, we will continue to keep you updated on all the latest on this film, but in the meantime, check out the novel series’ website to learn more about The School of Good and Evil.

FanSided Entertainment contributed to this report.