Paramount+ Preps School Spirits Series


Paramount+ is set to launch the new young adult drama series School Spirits, starring Peyton List (Cobra Kai, Bunk’d).

Produced by Awesomeness Live-Action Studio, School Spirits centers on a teen stuck in the afterlife who decides to investigate her disappearance alongside other students who are also stuck in limbo at their high school. The eight-episode season is set to debut in 2023 exclusively on Paramount+.

School Spirits is based on the upcoming graphic novel by Nate and Megan Trinrud and Maria Nguyen, which will be released in the fall of 2023. Oliver Goldstick (Pretty Little Liars, Bridgerton) serves as showrunner and executive producer on the series, along with Nate and Megan Trinrud, who wrote the pilot. Max Winkler (Cruel Summer, Jungleland) will direct and executive produce.

Additional cast members joining the series alongside List include Kristian Flores (Reboot, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent), Spencer MacPherson (Reign, Degrassi: Next Class), Kiara Pichardo (The Society, Mother/Android), Sarah Yarkin (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Happy Death Day 2U), Nick Pugliese (Dramarama), Rainbow Wedell (The Wilds, The Bureau of Magical Things) and Milo Manheim (Zombies 3, Prom Pact). Josh Zuckerman (The Offer, Oppenheimer) and Maria Dizzia (13 Reasons Why, Orange Is the New Black) will have recurring guest star roles.