Jared Harris has signed on for a lead role in MGM's upcoming Poltergeist remake, just one day after landing a part in Warner Bros.' The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. The Following star Kyle Catlett has also signed on for a supporting role.

Rosemarie DeWitt and Sam Rockwell are attached to star as the Bowen's, parents of a young girl who becomes possessed by paranormal forces. Jared Harris is playing Carrigan, a former academic who now hosts a basic cable TV series entitled Haunted House Cleaners. Kyle Catlett is playing another one of the Bowen children.

Gil Kenan is directing from a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Roy Lee producing. No production schedule was given.

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Jared Harris most recently starred in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and he will next be seen in Pompeii. Kyle Catlett stars in the upcoming The Young and Prodigious Spivet.

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