Kyle Catlett of The Following is now going to co-star in Poltergeist, a reboot of the ’80s classic, reports Variety.
Catlett is best known on the Fox series as “Joey Matthews.”
In Poltergeist, he’ll play a member of the Bowens – a family struggling to make ends meet that relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of evil.
Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt will play the mother and father. Additionally, Deadline reports Jared Harris has also joined the cast as the television host of a series about “haunted house cleaners.”
Gil Keenan of Monster House directs. Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert are producing through Ghost House Pictures for MGM.