Actor Dennis Quaid is starring in a new indie thriller entitled Beneath the Darkness, where he will play a shady mortician, according to Variety.

Aimee Teegarden and Tony Oller also star in the movie. The story centers on Oller's character, who tries to unlock the secrets inside a respected community figure's (Dennis Quaid) house. Devon Werkheiser, Brett Cullen and Stephen Lunsford round out the cast.

Martin Guigui is directing from a script by Bruce Wilkinson, who is also executive producing with Scott Mednick. Ronnie D. Clemmer serves as producer of Beneath the Darkness.

Production is already under way on Beneath the Darkness with principal photography taking place in Austin, TX.