Darby and the Dead Movie (2022):
Darby and the Dead is an American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Silas Howard and written by Wenonah Wilms and Becca Greene. The film stars Riele Downs as Darby Harper, along with Auliʻi Cravalho, Asher Angel, Chosen Jacobs, Derek Luke, Tony Danza, and Wayne Knight.
Produced by 20th Century Studios and Footprint Features, the film’s music is composed by Roger Neill, with cinematography handled by Ante Cheng and editing done by Kate Hickey.
Originally titled Darby Harper Wants You to Know, the film was announced in October 2021 and began filming in South Africa in February 2022. The film was released by 20th Century Studios as a Hulu original film on December 2, 2022. It received mixed reviews from critics.
Darby and the Dead Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Darby and the Dead|
|Release Date||December 2, 2022|
|Running Time||1h 40m|
|Directed by||Silas Howard|
|Written by||Wenonah Wilms|
|Produced by||Adam Saunders|
|Cinematography by||Ante Cheng|
|Edited by||Kate Hickey|
|Music by||Roger Neill|
|Production Companies||20th Century Studios|
|Box Office Collection||N/A|
Darby and the Dead Movie Trailer:
Darby and the Dead Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Followed by Darby Harper (Riele Downs), who is granted the ability to see ghosts after suffering a near-death experience in her childhood. Then, she runs a side business counseling local spirits in her spare time.
Darby and the Dead Movie Cast and Characters:
- Riele Downs as Darby Harper
- Milan Maphike as Darby 7-year-old
- Emily Maphike as Darby 13/14-year-old
- Auliʻi Cravalho as Capricorn “Capri” Donahue
- Chosen Jacobs as Alex
- Asher Angel as James Harris
- Wayne Knight as Mel
- Derek Luke as Ben Harper
- Tony Danza as Gary
- Nicole Maines as Piper
- Kylie Liya Page as Taylor
- Genneya Walton as Bree
- Dean Goldblum as Todd
- Kim Syster as Darby’s Mom
- Danica Jones as Coach Paula
Interesting Facts About Darby and the Dead Movie (Did You Know):
- Storm Reid was originally cast as Darby, and was also supposed to produce the movie. She ended up dropping out due to a scheduling conflict and was replaced by Riele Downs.