American History X and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For‘s Stacy Keach got the call to join the adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell, also starring Orphan‘s Isabelle Fuhrman, John Cusack (The Raven) and Samuel L. Jackson (RoboCop, Oldboy), Variety reports..
Fuhrman plays a teenage neighbor of Cusack’s Clay Riddell character who joins him and Jackson’s Tom McCourt character on their journey to safety after a mysterious pulse spreads like a virus through the human population.
Keach (“Nebraska”) will play the headmaster of a prep school where the survivors stop along their way.
Now filming in Atlanta, Paranormal Activity 2‘s Tod “Kip” Williams is directing.
The screenplay for Cell was written by Stephen King, with revisions by Adam Alleca.