CAST SET FOR FAMILY FILM “A BABYSITTER’S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING”

Includes Tamara Smart, Oona Laurence, Alessio Scalzotto, Indya Moore, Tom Felton and Ian Ho

  • Director: Rachel Talalay (Dr. Who, Sherlock, Tank Girl)
  • Producer: Ivan Reitman for The Montecito Picture Company and Amie Karp
  • Executive Producers: Naia Cucukov for Walden Media, Tom Pollock for The Montecito Picture Company, and Ilona Herzberg
  • Writer: Screenplay by Joe Ballarini based on the novel by Joe Ballarini
    • The movie is based on the first installment of Ballarini’s A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting book trilogy, published by Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. The series includes A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting #2: Beasts & Geeks and A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting #3: Mission to Monster Island.
  • Cast: Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl), Oona Laurence (Lost Girls), Alessio Scalzotto (Rim of the World), Ian Ho (A Simple Favour) with Indya Moore (Pose) and Tom Felton (Harry Potter franchise).
  • Logline: When first-time babysitter Kelly Ferguson’s charge is kidnapped by the Boogeyman, she discovers a secret society of fierce babysitters who protect children — and an entire world of monsters she will have to fight in order to save him.
  • Principal photography begins August 29 in Vancouver, Canada
  • The film joins Netflix’s growing slate of live action family films featuring kids and teens, which includes the 2019 comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart (Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things) and produced by Wonderland as well as 2020 films Feel the Beat, directed by Elissa Down (The Honor List) and starring Sofia Carson; The Main Event directed by Jay Karas (Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife, Break Point) and produced in partnership with WWE Studios; and The Sleepover directed by Trish Sie (Pitch Perfect, Step Up All In).
  • A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting is the second family-friendly adaptation from Walden Media at Netflix, following The Baby-Sitter's Club series.
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