Mckenna Grace will join the cast for the 2020 sequel/re-quel for the 1984 hit, Ghostbusters. The 12-year old actress emerged as a breakout talent in Marvel’s Captain Marvel, where she played a young Carol Danvers and I, Tonya, as a young Tonya Harding. The young actress will play a leading role in the supernatural comedy. Grace will co-star with Stranger Things lead Finn Wolfhard and The Leftovers actress Carrie Coon.
No major details for the film’s plot or title have been released. We know that the anticipated film from Sony will serve as both a sequel and reboot to the iconic comedy. The untitled Ghostbusters project is reported to be built around four teens and will focus on one particular family.
Ghostbusters 2020 will be directed by Jason Reitman. The story was constructed by Reitman and Gil Kenan. Keep your eyes peeled for production to start later this year in order to hit the film’s projected July, 10 2020 release.
Grace’s young career has already seen serious accomplishments. In addition to the tween nabbing roles in two major Hollywood franchises, Grace stars in Amazon’s Troupe Zero and entry in The Conjuring cannon, Annabelle Comes Home. The young actress also stars in the ABC drama Designated Survivor. Ghostbusters looks to be another notch in Grace’s booming career. This news was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.