March 02, 2007 04:23:03 GMT
Joshua Jackson has agreed to play the lead in the Americanized version of Thai horror flick "Shutter."
Coming to horror genre, Joshua Jackson has landed deals to star opposite Rachael Taylor in "Shutter", a remake of the 2004 Thai film of the same name coming from Regency Enterprises.
Written by Luke Dawson, the project finds Jackson and Taylor as a young American couple on their honeymoon in Tokyo, who begins seeing ghostly images in their photos as well as around them. Also receiving billings in it are TV stars David Denman, James Kyson Lee, and John Hensley, among others.
Filming is scheduled to start on March 12 in Tokyo under the direction of Japanese filmmaker Masayuki Ochiai. Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and Doug Davison are producing alongside Takashige Ichise with 20th Century Fox set to handle distribution matters.