Last month, Sony Pictures and FilmDistrict announced Insidious Chapter 2 will be released next August, with Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, and Lin Shaye reprising their roles from Insidious. Today, we have word that Barbara Hershey is coming back for the sequel as well.

The actress will return as Lorraine Lambert, the mother of Patrick Wilson's character Josh Lambert. The original thriller followed the Lambert family, whose son Dalton becomes possessed by a demonic entity. No story details were given for this follow-up.

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James Wan is directing from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell. Production is scheduled to begin in early 2013.