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Movies about bad-seed kids are nothing new—there’s an entire horror subgenre devoted to them. But Netflix’s Little Evil actually brings something new to the table by being a horror comedy, and it one-ups movies like Problem Child by suggesting the menacing moppet at its center might be the Antichrist.

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The cast is also very auspicious, with Adam Scott starring as the new stepdad to Evangeline Lilly’s sinister six-six-six-year-old. Supporting actors include Donald Faison (Scrubs), Bridget Everett (Inside Amy Schumer), and Clancy Brown, who is hopefully playing Satan. And another point in Little Evil’s favor: it’ll be written and directed by Eli Craig, whose credits include another very amusing and original horror comedy, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil.

Little Evil is set to begin production next week; look for it next year on Netflix.

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[Variety]