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Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington Play Headmistresses in New Movie The School for Good and Evil

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Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington are responsible for shaping a new generation of heroes and villains in Netflix’s upcoming film The School for Good and Evil.

In the upcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani’s popular book series of the same name, Theron, 47, will portray Lady Lesso, head of the School for Evil, while Washington, 45, will play Professor Dovey, head of the School for Good.

“Occasionally, a very lucky outside candidate is selected for admission to this sacred institution,” the Atomic Blonde star says in the film’s first official trailer.

Principals: Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington are responsible for shaping a new generation of heroes and villains in Netflix’s upcoming film The School for Good and Evil

Theron was referring to new students Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso), who dreams of becoming a princess, but surprisingly is placed in the School for Evil.

While her best friend, Agatha (Sofia Wylie) was placed in the School for Good, Sophie tries to explain that she got ‘everything’ she ever wanted by not settling for a ‘normal life’.

Agatha seems to be having trouble finding her place at the school when she tells her principal she “doesn’t belong here.”

Battle between good and evil: In the upcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani's popular book series of the same name, Theron, 47, portrays Lady Lesso, head of the School for Evil, while Washington, 45, plays Professor Dovey, head of the School for Good

Battle between good and evil: In the upcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani’s popular book series of the same name, Theron, 47, portrays Lady Lesso, head of the School for Evil, while Washington, 45, plays Professor Dovey, head of the School for Good

Past dreams of being a princess: Theron referred to new students Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso), who dreams of being a princess but is surprisingly placed in the School for Evil

Past dreams of being a princess: Theron referred to new students Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso), who dreams of being a princess but is surprisingly placed in the School for Evil

What makes it work: While her best friend, Agatha (Sofia Wylie) was placed in the School for Good, Sophie tries to explain that she got 'everything' she ever wanted by not settling for a 'normal life'

What makes it work: While her best friend, Agatha (Sofia Wylie) was placed in the School for Good, Sophie tries to explain that she got ‘everything’ she ever wanted by not settling for a ‘normal life’

When a classmate thinks she’s lost, Agatha jokes, “That’s an understatement.”

Meanwhile, Sophie is forced to choose between good and evil as she seemingly embarks on a journey to the dark side.

“I’m tired of being the pathetic little Sophie,” she says, looking in the mirror.

Finding her place: Agatha seems to struggle to find her place in school when she tells her principal she 'doesn't belong here'

Finding her place: Agatha seems to struggle to find her place in school when she tells her principal she ‘doesn’t belong here’

Scary: In response to Sophie's incredible powers as she unleashes her evil side, the schoolmaster warns: If Sophie goes bad, none of us will survive

Scary: In response to Sophie’s incredible powers as she unleashes her evil side, the schoolmaster warns: If Sophie goes bad, none of us will survive

A man in the mirror responds: “You can be more than you ever dreamed… You will not only be the most beautiful of them all, you will be the strongest.”

In response to Sophie’s incredible powers as she unleashes her evil side, the schoolmaster warns: If Sophie goes bad, none of us will survive.

While Agatha desperately pleads with her former boyfriend to stop letting evil control her, Sophie heartlessly replies, “But I love the new me.”

Plot twist: While Agatha desperately pleads with her former boyfriend to stop letting evil control her, Sophie responds heartlessly: 'But I love the new me'

Plot twist: While Agatha desperately pleads with her former boyfriend to stop letting evil control her, Sophie responds heartlessly: ‘But I love the new me’

Adjust: When a classmate assumes she's lost, Agatha jokes: 'That's an understatement'

Adjust: When a classmate assumes she’s lost, Agatha jokes: ‘That’s an understatement’

“Occasionally, a very lucky candidate is selected from outside for admission to this sacred institution,” says the Atomic Blonde star in the film’s first official trailer.

Final Project: In March 2021, Washington told People she was 'super excited' to star in the movie

Final Project: In March 2021, Washington told People she was ‘super excited’ to star in the movie

In March 2021, Washington told: People she was “super excited” to be in the movie.

“It’s fantasy land, so I actually really like thinking about what the nails will look like for that character!” she said.

The film also stars Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie and Kit Young.

The book is the first in a six-part saga released by Chainani and was an instant New York Times bestseller when published in 2013.

The series has sold more than 2.5 million copies and has been translated into 30 languages. The final book in the series – called “The School of Good and Evil: One True King” – was released by HarperCollins in 2020.

“It’s fantasy land, so I actually really like thinking about what the nails will look like for that character!” she said

Star-studded cast: Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie and Kit Young in the film

Star-studded cast: Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie and Kit Young in the film

Popular series: The book is the first in a six-part saga released by Chainani and was an instant New York Times bestseller when published in 2013.

Popular series: The book is the first in a six-part saga released by Chainani and was an instant New York Times bestseller when published in 2013.

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