"Touch" actress Saxon Sharbino has joined the cast of MGM and Fox 2000's Poltergeist remake, says The Hollywood Reporter. She will play 16-year-old Kendra Bowen, the eldest of the three Bowen children.
Sharbino joins Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris in the horror pic, which starting filming on September 23 in Toronto. The story follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home.
Gil Kenan is directing from a script by David Lindsay-Abaire. Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert are producing via their Ghost House Pictures banner with Roy Lee. Nathan Kahane is executive producing.