The YA gothic tale was optioned in 2013 by Stephenie Meyer (author of Twilight Saga) who is producing of the film along with Godfrey (Producer of The Fault of Our Stars and upcoming film The Hate U Give), Marty Bowen, Adrian Guerra, Meghan Hibbett, and Nuria Valls.
Leading the cast of the film-adaptation to Down a Dark Hall is AnnaSophia Godfrey (Because of Winn-Dixie, Soul Surfer) as Katherine “Kit” Gordy. It also stars Uma Thurman (Pulp fiction, Kill Bill) as Madame Duret, the headmistress of Blackwood Boarding School. Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan, The Hunger Games) stars as Izzy, Kirsty Mitchell (The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Leisure Seeker) as Ginny Dabrowski, Victoria Moroles (TV’s Liv and Maddie, Teen Wolf) as Venronica, and Taylor Russell (Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot, Upcoming film Escape Room) complete the casts of students at the private boarding school. The film has a PG-13 rating and will be released direct-to-VOD on August 17, 2018.