After six seasons in Litchfield Penitentiary, Taylor Schilling
is branching out into a new genre. The actress, who starred as Piper Kerman
’s long-running hit, “Orange Is the New Black
,” has finished her first post “Orange
” project, and it’s a chilling one. Schilling will star in “The Prodigy
,” a new horror movie about a possessed child with a script by Jeff Buhler
, who penned the forthcoming remake of “Pet Sematary
,” the novel by Stephen King
. “The Prodigy
” is produced by Tripp Vinson
(“The Exorcism of Emily Rose
”) and directed by Nicholas McCarthy
(“At the Devil’s Door”).
The most exciting pairing of the project, however, is Schilling’s co-star, young Jackson Robert Scott
, who played Georgie Denborough in last year’s hit Stephen King adaptation, “It.” Scott plays Schilling’s son, Miles, who is possessed by some sort of demon spirit.
In the first trailer, Miles is