House of Wax: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jared Padalecki is prepping to check into the House of Wax for helmer Jaume Collet-Serra.

The film, a Dark Castle Entertainment project, starts shooting in May in Australia for Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures.

Padalecki, fresh from filming a role in Flight of the Phoenix for 20th Century Fox, will join Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray and Paris Hilton in the remake of the 1953 classic horror film starring Vincent Price and directed by Andre De Toth. Padalecki is in negotiations to play the love interest of Cuthbert's character.