Katie Holmes to Star in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark


Katie Holmes will star in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, a thriller for Miramax Films that was written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, reports Variety.

Del Toro is producing with Mark Johnson and the film will be directed by del Toro protege Troy Nixey.

The film will shoot this summer in Melbourne as a “Guillermo del Toro Presentation.”

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is based on a 1973 ABC telepic about a young girl who moves in with her father and his girlfriend and discovers they are sharing the house with devilish creatures.