The movie, written and directed by Christopher Landon (“Freaky,” Happy Death Day”) also stars Tig Notaro and Jennifer Coolidge.
Mackie and Harbour are both coming off of major Marvel moments, with Mackie officially assuming the mantle of Captain American in his Disney plus series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” and Harbour stealing scenes in “Black Widow” as Red Guardian. Winston is best known for his breakout roles in “Charm City Kings” and “Queen & Slim.”
Notaro was most recently seen in “Army of the Dead” and “Star Trek: Discovery,” with Coolidge earning rave reviews for her performance in HBO’s new limited series “The White Lotus” and “Promising Young Woman.”
“We Have a Ghost” is adapted from Geoff Manaugh’s short story “Ernest,” about a young man named Kevin (Winston) whose family finds a ghost named Ernest (Harbour) haunting their new home. Discovering Ernest turns Kevin’s family into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of Ernest’s past, they become a target of the CIA.
Landon teased Monday that production on the project is officially underway, posting to social media with the caption, “And away we go!!!”
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Rounding out the movie’s cast are Erica Ash (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Uncle Drew”), Isabella Russo (“School of Rock the Musical,” “Crashing”), Niles Fitch (“This Is Us”), Faith Ford (“Murphy Brown,” “Hope & Faith”) and Steve Coulter (“Shotgun Wedding,” “The Conjuring”).
The movie is produced by Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner for Temple Hill, Dan Halsted. Landon and Manaugh serve as executive producers, alongside John Fischer, Korey Budd and Nathan Miller.
Mackie is repped by Inspire Entertainment and UTA, while Harbour is with WME and Peikoff Mahan. Winston is represented by A3 Artists Agency and attorney Ryan LeVine.
Notaro is repped by MGMT Management; Coolidge is with United Talent Agency and Mosaic Management.
Russo is repped by CESD, 3 Arts Entertainment, Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham LLP.
Fitch is repped by Innovative Artists and attorneys Mitch Smelkinson and Hayes Robbins of Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.
Ford is repped by Buchwald and Berwick & Kovacik and Coulter is repped by Stride Management, TCA and People Store.