Bloody Disgusting is hearing that Michael Sheen (Underworld, Underworld: Evolution, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans) has been offered the lead role in Exclusive Media’s The Quiet Ones, Hammer Films’ next project following up on the boxoffice success of The Woman in Black. In a quick update, we’ve also heard Damien Lewis (Dreamcatcher) has also been offered a role, but we’re unsure if it’s for the same role.
We also exclusively reported back in November that John Pogue – who made his directorial debut on Sony’s direct-to-disc Quarantine 2: Terminal – is set to direct from his own screenplay.
The film is based on a supposedly true story about a team of Cambridge academics in the 1970′s who record their investigation as they attempt to exorcise a poltergeist from a young girl.
Shooting to take place later this year in UK. We’ll update you one whether or not Sheen accepts the role. Nicolas Cage was originally offered the lead… READ MORE
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