The Netflix fantasy film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Soman Chainani. It follows the adventures of two best friends Sophie and Agatha. They are kidnapped by a flying creature and taken to the School for Good and Evil after their fortunes get reversed. The movie focuses on them trying to figure out a way out of the school so they can return home but their friendship is put to the test. The film stars Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, and Peter Serafinowicz among others. Directed by Paul Feig, the screenplay is co-written by him and Vanessa Taylor, and David Magee.