Stefanie Scott Cast as Lead In New Peacock Series 'Girl In The Woods'

Stefanie Scott Cast as Lead In New Peacock Series 'Girl In The Woods'

Stefanie Scott has landed a big new role!

It was just announced that the 24-year-old will star in the upcoming series Girl in the Woods, Deadline reveals.

The new Peacock series is based off of Crypt’s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods and it’s sequel The Girl in the Woods.

Find out more inside…

Stefanie will play the lead Carrie, who is the central character in the Crypt TV franchise. Another former Disney star, Peyton List, previously played Carrie in the 2020 short film.

“Carrie is a mysterious warrior who escaped from a cult-like colony that guards the world from monsters hidden behind a secret door in the woods. In the Peacock series, she flees the colony and finds herself fighting to stay safe in the previously sleepy, small town of West Pine in the Pacific Northwest.”

Also cast in the series are series regulars Misha Osherovich and Sofia Bryant, as well as Will Yun Lee, Kylie Liya Page, Reed Diamond and Leonard Roberts as recurring stars.

Get more details on the characters below…

Will Yun Lee will play “Arthur Deane aka ‘AD.’ AD is Carrie’s former mentor turned foe who is tasked with hunting Carrie down and returning her to the colony so she can face the consequence of her desertion.”

Misha Osherovich will play “Nolan, the child of environmental activists embroiled in the town debate about the safety of the local mine and a bullied teen exploring gender identity. Nolan is suspicious of Carrie and the strange forces that begin to haunt West Pine after her arrival.”

Sofia Bryant is playing “Tasha, the child of miners on the opposite side of the environmental debate. Despite their parent’s differences, Tasha and Nolan are best friends albeit friends who react very differently to Carrie’s arrival. Where Nolan is initially skeptical Tasha immediately looks to help Carrie and learn more about the mysterious colony.”

Reed Diamond is “Hosea, the leader of the colony in the woods tasked with protecting its secrets, and upholding the ridged rules of the communities sacred institution.”

Leonard Roberts will portray “Alex, Tasha’s loving father and leader of the West Pine miners. Alex is naturally caring and welcomes Carrie. But he faces major financial hardship and pressure around potential mine closings. Pressure that could make him vulnerable to temptations from the colony.”

Kylie Liya Page is set to play “Sara – Carrie former best friend and flame from The Colony. Carrie and Sara have a long and complicated history – one that haunts Carrie as she builds new relationships with Tasha and Nolan.”

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