The comedy star Kate McKinnon will be playing the lead role for the upcoming film "The Lunch Witch" which will be produced by famed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg. McKinnon is known for her great performances as a comedic actress in the American sketch comedy and variety television show Saturday Night Live.

According to Gizmodo, "The Lunch Witch" is a young adult graphic novel written by author Deb Lucke which will be adapted into film by television and film production company, Amblin Entertainment, which was co-founded by Steven Spielberg along with the current president of Lucasfilm Company, Kathleen Kennedy and her husband, American film producer and director Frank Marshall. The film will be directed by animator and film director Clay Kaytis, who was responsible for directing "The Angry Birds Movie", and head of animation at the Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Kate McKinnon will be playing the lead role of Grunhilda, the story's "Lunch Witch". As stated by Cinema Blend, the story of "The Lunch Witch" follows Grunhilda who is a descendant of a long line of witches. However, since nobody believes in magic throughout the modern age, Grunhilda became a lunch lady, even though she has all the recipes required for her to cast spells and a cauldron which she inherited from her family of witches. She then meets a young girl named Madison, who seems to be an outcast among her peers and continues to fall behind in school. Despite being a witch who believes that she should not help others, Grunhilda finds herself helping the young girl.

Kate McKinnon made her biggest role in Hollywood this year by playing the role of Jillian Holtzmann in the new "Ghostbusters" film. Aside from her regular appearances in Saturday Night Live, McKinnon also voiced as Stella/Eva in the "Angry Birds Movie", the Wife Fish in Pixar's "Finding Dory" and also voiced a guest character in an episode of "The Simpsons".