EXCLUSIVE: The babysitting club the outbreak Momona Tamada and Alyvia Alyn Lind (Coat of many colors) is set to star in recurring roles opposite Lyon Daniels, Noah Cottrell and Christian Slater in Disney+’s live-action series The Spiderwick Chronicles.
Based on the popular series of best-selling books by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, The Spiderwick Chronicles is a contemporary American Gothic coming-of-age story that deals with children and families dealing with mental health issues, among other relevant topics. Leaving New York and moving to Michigan and into their run-down ancestral home – The Spiderwick Estate – with their mother, twin brothers Jared (Daniels) and Simon (Cottrell) Grace, along with their sister Mallory, are drawn into an alternate. , wonderful world.
Tamada will play Emiko. A local Henson teenager, she is a member of the outpatient group therapy practice at Meskwaki Psychiatric Hospital. Diagnosed as a pathological liar, it’s hard to tell when she’s telling the truth, but it’s clear that as a townie, she’s also grown up hearing about the mysterious goings-on at Spiderwick Estate and is curious about the newest resident, Jared Grace (Daniels ).
Lind will portray Calliope. On the outside, she’s a completely normal girl, but that’s just her exterior. She is actually a Fetch (a death harbinger) who has taken this guise in order to stay close to the evil troll, Mulgarath (Slater), and aid in his quest to find Spiderwick’s Field Guide.
In addition to Daniels, Cottrell and Slater, the cast also includes Mychala Lee as Mallory Grace and Joy Bryant as Helen Grace.
Kat Coiro will direct the first two episodes of the series, a modern coming-of-age story combined with fantasy adventure, produced by Paramount Television Studios and 20th Television. Aaron Eli Coleite (Lock and key) is showrunner and exec produces with Coiro, Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, DJ Goldberg, Julie Kane-Ritsch and Grace Gilroy.
Known for her role as Claudia Kishi in Netflix’s Babysitting Club, Tamada can most recently be seen starring in Paramount’s action feature Secret headquarters opposite Owen Wilson and Michael Peña. Her extra credits include the role of young Lara Jean in Netflix’s To all the boys franchise, as well The main eventAMCs The terror and Amazon’s The boys. She may next be seen in Netflix’s long-awaited live action series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Tamada is represented by da Costa Talent Management and Echo Lake Entertainment.
Lind is best known for her portrayal of Dolly Parton on the NBC telefilm Coat of many colorsand in the follow-up Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love. She recently wrapped the highly anticipated USA/Syfy series Chucky in the role of Lexy Cross, and she is also a regular in the popular, post-apocalyptic Dawn currently streaming on Netflix. Lind is repped by CAA, Coast to Coast Talent Group and Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver Thompson.