Katie Holmes Is “Afraid of the Dark”

Katie Holmes will star in the thriller “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” for Miramax Films reports Variety.

Based on a 1973 ABC telepic, the story follows a young girl who moves in with her father and his girlfriend and discovers they are sharing the house with devilish creatures.

Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins pen the script with Troy Nixey directing.

Del Toro and Mark Johnson is producing. Filming kicks off this summer in Melbourne.