After becoming a cause celebre on the Internet with her turn as Barb on Stranger Things, up-and-coming actress Shannon Purser has been cast in the thriller Wish Upon, Mashable has confirmed.
John Leonetti (Annabelle) is directing the movie, which stars Joey King (The Conjuring) as a teenage misfit who finds a magic box that grants her wishes, though each demands a deadly payment.
Purser will play King’s friend, who bears witness to the horrific consequences of each wish.
Wish Upon hails from Broad Green Pictures (Bad Santa 2) and Cloverfield producer Sherryl Clark. Read more…