The DreamWorks thriller A Tale of Two Sisters has just nabbed itself a leading man. According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Strathairn will be appearing in the American remake of Kim Jee-Woon's 2003 Korean shocker of the same name.

Strathairn is set to play the concerned father of two sisters who have just returned home from a mental hospital. There is also an evil stepmother and an interfering ghost that get thrown into the mix.

Thomas and Charles Guard are directing A Tale of Two Sisters. The film starts shooting next month in Shreveport, Louisiana.