Aza Wu knows that real magic is dangerous and illegal — it was responsible for the death of her sister — but she also knows she must do whatever she can to save the teahouse her family has owned for centuries, Wu Teas.

That’s where Caster, a novel by Elsie Chapman, starts a magical adventure for young readers and now the journey is heading to the silver screen. A film adaptation will be produced by Akiva Goldsman — who won an Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay of A Beautiful Mind — of Weed Road Pictures, as well as people representing Scholastic Entertainment, and Josephson Entertainment.

The story is currently a two-book series that takes readers on a thrilling adventure with twists and turns at every corner. Aza Wu is the protagonist and heroine, and she’ll do whatever she can to help her family — even if that means entering underground casting tournaments with fierce competitors.