The Official Vampire Academy Movie Facebook page announced yesterday that Claire Foy has been cast to portray Sonya Karp, a Moroi who teaches at St. Vladimir’s Academy.
Filming will begin in London the week of May 27. The cast currently includes Lucy Fry, Zoey Deutch, and Danila Kozlovski as the leads. Cameron Monaghan and Olga Kurylenko have also been added. Mark Waters is directing from a script by Daniel Waters.
‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters‘ is based off of a The New York Times best-selling novel series by Richelle Mead which tells the tale of Rose Hathaway, a 17-year-old girl who has a mental and spiritual bond with her vampire best friend Lissa. The two girls attend a special school for vampires who struggle to retain some humanity while other Vampires become more feral.
Other cast members announced yesterday also include Sami Gayle as Mia and Ashley Charles as Jesse.
Deadline states that Claire Foy is repped by WME and Management 360.