Jesse Metcalfe, Virginia Madsen Board Dead Rising: Watchtower

Dead Rising: Watchtower – the official title of the live-action, feature-length film in the works at Legendary and Crackle – has scored a cast. Jesse Metcalfe, Virginia Madsen, Meghan Ory and Dennis Haysbert will star in the project.

The companies also announced that principal photography will begin on September 30th in Vancouver. The project has been written by Tim Carter, who will also produce with Tomas Harlan under their Contradiction Films banner. Contradiction most recently produced the hit digital series Mortal Kombat: Legacy. Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers, G.I. Joe) will executive produce.