Disney+ Anthology Series ‘Just Beyond’ Adds Cast

Just Beyond, the upcoming anthology series based on R.L. Stine’s graphic novel BOOM!, has cast actors in key roles.

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Mckenna Grace (Captain Marvel) and Lexi Underwood (Little Fires Everywhere) will star as the main characters in their stand alone episodes. Grace will also be starring in Disney+’s upcoming Crater film, which may mean that she is becoming a staple for Disney+ live-action content. Meanwhile, Underwood is currently set to star in a Disney+ original as well, the upcoming film Sneakerella.

Every episode of Just Beyond will tell a different story and will feature the characters as they discover supernatural entities such as witches, aliens, and ghosts. Also announced is Nasim Pedrad (Aladdin), who will serve as a guest star.

The series, which will be comprised of eight episodes, is being written by Seth-Graham Smith (author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) with the first two episodes directed by Marc Webb of The Amazing Spider-Man films. Webb previously worked with Grace in the 2017 film Gifted.

Source: Deadline

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