Ackles Boards Bloody Valentine

“Supernatural” star Jensen Ackles is in final negotiations to play a lead in Lionsgate’s My Bloody Valentine 3-D, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

In director Patrick Lussier’s remake of the 1981 horror film, Ackles will play Tom, a handsome, principled man who returns to his home in Harmony, Mo., 10 years after 22 people were murdered on Valentine’s night. Back in Montana, Tom finds he still is smitten with his first love, Sarah (Jaime King), and is now a murder suspect.

Zane Smith wrote the screenplay.

Jack Murray, John Dunning and Andre Link will executive produce. Executive producers for Lionsgate are Mike Paseornek and John Sacchi.

Production begins May 12 for a release on January 23, 2009.


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