Patricia Velasquez, who starred in the 1999 The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns, has been cast alongside Sean Patrick Thomas (“American Horror Story”) in New Line Cinema’s The Children, reports Deadline. Linda Cardellini previously joined the cast.
The pic follows a social worker who, while investigating the mysterious disappearance of two children, discovers her own family might also be in jeopardy.
Michael Chaves is directing. Bloody Disgusting shared the world exclusive online premiere of Chaves‘ short film “The Maiden”. It was a monster success among our readers, and created quite the buzz in the industry.
The script is by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. Michael Clear will serve as exec producer.
Horror genre staple, James Wan, who is directing the upcoming Jason Momoa-starrer Aquaman, will produce The Children via his Atomic Monster production company alongside Gary Dauberman and Emile Gladstone.