Thora Birch


Thora Birch on 'Overleaper,' Balancing the Two Roles, and 'The Walking Dead'

The espionage thriller Overleaper, a 10-episode fiction podcast available through the audio entertainment company Realm, tells the story of Special Forces Staff Sergeant Audrey Beach (voiced by Thora Birch), an American soldier who goes on a top secret mission that results in her coming face-to-face with her doppelgänger from another universe. This Overleaper is on a quest for revenge and decides to take Audrey’s place to complete her mission, but Audrey is not willing to just accept that fate and decides to attempt to thwart the plan in motion.
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Overleaper Star Thora Birch Talks the New Espionage-Thriller Podcast

Actor Thora Birch had a number of breakout roles as a young star, thanks to projects like Hocus Pocus, American Beauty, and Ghost World, but even after all of the projects she's been apart of, she's venturing into relatively new territory for the all-new podcast series Overleaper. Making the project even more exciting is that, rather than taking on only one role, Birch brings to life a number of characters, challenging her to embody various figures that are quite different but have unifying traits. The first episode of Overleaper is now available wherever you get your podcasts.

Thora Birch Set To Co-Star & Direct ‘The Gabby Petito Story’ Movie For Lifetime

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Lifetime has given a green light to The Gabby Petito Story (working title) movie, with Emmy-nominated Thora Birch (The Walking Dead, American Beauty) attached to co-star and direct in her helming debut. The movie, part of Lifetime’s Stop Violence Against Women public affairs initiative, comes as the anniversary of Gabby Petito’s disappearance and murder approaches this fall. The Gabby Petito Story will explore Gabby and her fiancé Brian Laundrie’s complicated relationship and what may have gone wrong during their cross-country trip that resulted in Gabby’s tragic murder. The movie will film in Utah...

Thora Birch was asked to return as Dani in Hocus Pocus 2

Hocus Pocus 2 will come flying, screeching and cackling onto our TV screens this Halloween, as the sequel arrives almost 30 years after Kenny Ortega’s 1993 classic scary movie for kids. While all three original Sanderson Sisters – Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy – are returning, at least one other cast-member was reportedly asked back, but couldn’t return due to scheduling conflicts.

Thora Birch won't return as Dani in Hocus Pocus 2

Thora Birch was asked to reprise her role as Dani Dennison in Disney+'s upcoming Hocus Pocus sequel, but a source close to the actress tells EW she had to decline due to scheduling conflicts. The source says that Disney asked Birch to play a "good supporting role" as an adult...

'Hocus Pocus 2': 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Star Ginger Minj Joins Cast As Drag Winifred Sanderson, Thora Birch Not Returning

Some interesting cast developments have been discovered as post-production begins on Hocus Pocus 2. In an Entertainment Weekly exclusive, sources have spotted RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7 and All-Stars 6-star Ginger Minj on the film's set. Reportedly, Minj will appear in a minor role as one of three queens impersonating the Sanderson Sisters, who later get to meet their inspirations in a spell-tacular performance. While the identities of her fellow Sisters are currently under wraps, Minj will be showing off her take on Bette Midler's Winifred Sanderson. This will be Minj's fourth appearance in a feature film.

Thora Birch Drops Out of Tim Burton's WEDNESDAY Netflix Series

Thora Birch has exited Tim Burton’s Adams Family-inspired series Wednesday. The film is currently shooting in Romania, and it stars Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams during her years at Nevermore Academy. Thora had to leave the project and return to the States “to attend to a personal matter and...