Netflix’s upcoming comedy LITTLE EVIL has tapped Parks and Recreation alum Adam Scott and former Lost star Evangeline Lilly to star. They will join a cast which also features Owen Atlas, Bridget Everett, Clancy Brown, Donald Faison Chris D’Elia, Brad Williams, Marcus Terrell Smith and Tyler Labine.
Written and directed by Tucker and Dale vs. Evil helmer Eli Craig, the movie follows Gary (Scott) who has just married the woman of his dreams Samantha (Lilly), only to find out her six-year-old son (Atlas) may be the Antichrist.
Scott Stuber’s Bluegrass Films has partnered with Netflix for the film which was originally set up at Universal Pictures. Stuber will also produce alongside Jason Michael Berman and Dylan Clark. Nicholas Nesbitt and Mark Moran have signed on to executive produce.
Scott recently wrapped the David E. Kelly-penned HBO series Big Little Lies starring Laura Dern, Alexander Skarsgard, and Nicole Kidman. He has an impressive slate of films coming out in the next year including the dramas Flower and The Most Hated Woman in America as well as the comedy Fun Mom Dinner.
Lilly was recently seen in The Hobbit franchise as well as the Marvel pic Ant-Man where she plays Hope van Dyne, a role which she is set to reprise in the 2018 sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer