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Universal's 'Ouija' Adds 'The Fosters,' 'Red Widow' Actresses (Exclusive)

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Bianca Santos, Erin Moriarty

Bianca Santos, Erin Moriarty, Ana Coto and Vivis Colombetti have joined the film, which begins shooting in L.A. this week.

The suspense thriller Ouija -- based on the famous board game -- has rounded out its cast with several actors before filming begins in Los Angeles this week.

Bianco Santos, from ABC Family's The Fosters, Erin Moriarty, who had a role on ABC's Red Widow, newcomer Ana Coto and Paranormal Activity 2 actress Vivis Colombetti have all been cast in the film, which is being directed by Stiles White.

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The story centers around a group of friends who use the Ouija board to try to make contact with a recently deceased friend, but end up awakening a dark presence. Juliet Snowden and White (Knowing) wrote the script.

As previously reported, Olivia Cooke and Douglas Smith will star in the film, which is produced by Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form for Platinum Dunes, Jason Blum for Blumhouse Productions and Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir for Hasbro. Universal is distributing.

Universal’s executive vp production Scott Bernstein and creative executive Sara Scott will oversee the project for the studio.

Santos is an up-and-comer who has starred as Lexi Rivera on The Fosters since it premiered June 3, 2013. She's repped by Innovative Artists, Bryan Brucks and Mara Santino at Luber Roklin and attorney Lev Ginsburg.

Moriarty, who also appeared in Kings of Summer, is repped by ICM Partners, 3 Arts Entertainment and Peikoff Mahan Law Office.

Coto is repped by TCA/Jed Root, and Colombetti is repped by the Alvarado Rey Agency.

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