Horror-thriller Dreamkatcher lands Lin Shaye, Radha Mitchell & Henry Thomas
Deadline has brought word that the upcoming horror-thriller Dreamkatcher from Screen Media has found its leads in Insidious‘ Lin Shaye, Silent Hill‘s Radha Mitchell and The Haunting of Hill House alum Henry Thomas.
The film, written by Dan V. Shea from a story by Shea and director Kerry Harris in their directorial debut, follows a Manhattan therapist who goes on a vacation upstate with her boyfriend and his son who his haunted by nightmares of his dead mother. However, once the boyfriend is called back into the city for an emergency, she is left to care for the son as the two encounter a mysterious neighbor in the nearby woods.
Shaye has signed on to star as the mysterious neighbor while Mitchell will portray the therapist, Thomas will portray her boyfriend and father of the young boy, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong (The Banana Split Movie) set to play the son and Jules Wilcox (Under the Silver Lake) and Joseph Bishara (The Conjuring Universe) set to star in unknown roles.
Dreamkatcher will be produced by Christian Taylor (Measure of a Man) for Taylor Lane Productions, Orian Williams (Control), Annie Stewart (Leaving Las Vegas) and Harris and will be executive produced by Film Mode Entertainment’s Clay Epstein, Mitchell, Shaye and Gina Rugolo.
“Dreamkatcher is a grounded horror-thriller that explores themes of science vs the supernatural and I’m thrilled to be working with Kerry and this incredible cast,” Taylor said.
The project has already begun shooting with Screen Media partnering with Film Mode Entertainment selling the international rights to the movie with hopes of turning the premise into a series of films.