The breakout star joins Joey King in the pic which follows a 16-year-old misfit Claire (King), who finds a magic box that promises a chance at the life she’s always wanted only to discover that each wish demands a deadly payment. Purser will play Claire’s friend June.
Currently in pre-production, John Leonetti is set to direct the Black List script by Barbara Marshall. Sherryl Clark will produce under the Busted Shark Productions banner.
Since appearing as Barb on Stranger Things, Purser has become popular among fans of the sci-fi thriller. She is currently filming the comedy Life of the Party opposite Melissa McCarthy and Gillian Jacobs.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer