Shooting on Beautiful Creatures, the supernatural love story about a dark secret in a Southern community, will commence shooting next month in and around New Orelans.

Richard LaGravenese will direct from his adaptation of thefirst in the series of bestsellers by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

The cast includes Emma Thompson, Viola Davis, Jeremy Irons, Emmy Rossum, Jack O’Connell and Alice Englert.

Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove hope to turn Beautiful Creatures into a franchise at Warner Bros.