Ian Somerhalder to Topline Cradlewood


Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Lost”) will play the lead role in the romantic gothic fairy tale Cradlewood, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Harry Weinmann is directing the independent project based on a script by Stephen Sewell and John Paul Chapple.

The movie is about an Australian (Emma Lung) woman living in Boston with the heir (Somerhalder) to an incredible fortune whose family history is swirled in a legend that tells of a pact made with a demon which ensures that whenever a boy is born into the family, the father is killed.

The heir suspects his girlfriend is pregnant, and after strange events occur, he comes to believe he will die if he continues to fall in love.