Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt recently signed up for the lead role in the remake of Poltergeist, and now director Gil Kenan is busy filling out the cast with the news that Jared Harris, Kyle Calett and Nicholas Braun have signed up according to Deadline, Variety and The Wrap.
DeWitt and Rockwell will be the Bowen’s, parents of a young girl who becomes possessed by paranormal forces. Jared Harris is set to be Carrigan, a former academic who now hosts a basic cable TV series entitled Haunted House Cleaners. The Following’s Kyle Catlett is playing another one of the Bowen children, while Red State’s Braun will be playing a grad student who is assigned to document the attempt to remove the titular poltergeist
Kenan is directing from a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire. It’s due to start shooting fairly soon.