One day after scoring a role in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” reboot at Warners, actor Jared Harris has also signed on for a lead role in the upcoming “Poltergeist” remake at MGM.
The “Mad Men” and “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” star will play Carrigan, a former academic who now hosts a basic cable TV series entitled Haunted House Cleaners.
“The Following” actor Kyle Catlett has also signed on for the project, playing one of the children of the family central to the film’s story.
Rosemarie DeWitt and Sam Rockwell are already attached to star as the parents. No production schedule has yet been set.
Gil Kenan directs from a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire. Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Roy Lee are producing.