The film is based on a character created by novelist Dean Koontz and features a clairvoyant with the power to see (but not hear) the dead. First appearing in 2003’s “Odd Thomas,” the character has returned for three subsequent books, “Forever Odd,” “Brother Odd” and “Odd Hours,” as well as for two graphic novels.
Tortorella would play a police officer who secretly belongs to a Satanic cult, joining Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin and (still unconfirmed) Willem Dafoe.
The film will be directed by Stephen Sommers, who is also producing for the Sommers Co., along with Fusion Films partners John Baldecchi and Howard Kaplan.
Odd Thomas is scheduled to start filming on May 2 in Santa Fe, NM.