Smit-McPhee, Moretz, Jenkins To “Let Me In”

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz and Richard Jenkins will headline the cast of “Let Me In”, Matt Reeves’ adaptation of “Let the Right One In” for Hammer Films and Overture Films.

Based on the bestselling Swedish novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, “Let Me In” is a contemporary vampire tale about a young boy who befriends a girl new to his neighborhood.

Smit-McPhee (“The Road”) and Moretz (“(500) Days of Summer”) will play the two lead adolescent roles of Owen and Abby while Jenkins will play the lead adult character known as Hakan in the original film.

The novel was previously adapted into the highly acclaimed 2008 Swedish film “Let the Right One In”. Principal photography begins this Fall under the helm of Reeves (“Cloverfield”) in New Mexico.