Newcomer Travis Tope has scored the male lead alongside Addison Timlin in the remake of the 1976 true story slasher film "The Town That Dreaded Sundown" at MGM.
The story centers on a rural Texarkana town that was stalked by a serial killer in 1946. The maniac was never caught and in 2013, he comes back. Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum are producing.
Timlin plays a young high schooler being raised by her grandmother who's targeted by the mysterious killer.
Tope will play a classmate who befriends Timlin's character and decides to make a documentary about the search for the killer.
Shooting begins in May in Louisiana.
Source: Heat Vision