Two Alums, One Movie: Janney Joins Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

From the West Wing to Miss Peregrine’s, this alumna impresses us every day! (via

According to Variety, Allison Janney ’82 has signed on to star in the Tim Burton-directed adaptation of Ransom Riggs’s ’01 novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenVariety states that Janney will be playing a psychologist to Asa Butterfield’s teenage character. Whether or not this psychologist is the titular Miss Peregrine remains to be seen. The rest of the cast is almost as spectacular as Janney, and includes Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Green, and Ella Purnell. The film is set to be released on March 4, 2016. Let’s see if D-Cat sets up a Kenyon premiere a la that last Kenyon-centric film.