Emma Thompson is in final talks to star alongside Viola Davis in Richard LaGravenese's supernatural romance adaptation of the Margaret Stohl-Kami Garcia novel "Beautiful Creatures" reports Heat Vision.
The story follows two teens (Jack O'Connell and Alice Englert) who must confront a curse that has haunted the girl's family for generations.
Thompson plays the dual role of small town religious zealot Mrs. Lincoln, and the dark witch Sarafine who possesses her.
Erwin Stoff and Molly Smith are producing. Shooting kicks off in April in New Orleans.