Ivana Baquero, the young actress best known for starring in Pan's Labyrinth, has signed on for her first English-language role, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Baquero will star in the title role of Gold Circle Films' The New Daughter.
Written by John Travis and based on a short story by noted horror-thriller writer John Connolly, the story follows a single dad who has moved his two children to a remote farm where a strange mound in the surrounding fields appears to be the key to his daughter's increasingly ominous behavior.
The New Daughter will be produced by Paul Brooks. Scott Niemeyer and Norm Waitt are executive producers. Gold Circle execs Brad Kessell and Guy Danella brought the material into the company and also will have producing roles.