As you may anticipate, with the information of Dangerous Robotic’s rights acquisition solely lately being introduced, there’s been no phrase but on casting. After all, there have been loads of fan-casts from the TikTokers who helped make the ebook so successful. Anya Taylor-Pleasure regularly pops up as a favourite to play the lead position of Samantha Mackey.
And with “Heathers” offering a lot inspiration for Mona Awad, it could be that the producers attain out to Winona Ryder, even when it is only for a cameo. The ’80s cult traditional from “Batman Returns” scribe Daniel Waters has turn into considerably of a coming-of-age touchstone, and followers have lengthy been clamoring for a “Heathers” sequel. However whereas that appears like much less and fewer of a risk, it appears the “Bunny” film may give audiences their repair of horror-tinged teen drama within the meantime.
Awad stated as a lot throughout her Strand dialogue: “As for the teenager motion pictures and issues like that, sure I positively was watching a number of these once I was engaged on ‘Bunny.’ I wasn’t studying different books however I used to be watching these as a result of these lady clique motion pictures like ‘Heathers’ and like ‘The Craft’ and like ‘Imply Women,’ they’re simply a lot enjoyable […] I needed that power within the ebook.”
At this stage, it is onerous to say whether or not these movies’ affect on the novel could have any affect on casting. Nevertheless it provides you an thought of the sort of factor we are able to anticipate. And I am simply saying, in the event you actually wish to play up that fairy tale-meets-horror sensibility, certainly there is a half for Disney princess-turned-scream queen Jenna Ortega in there someplace?