Kerr Smith (CSI: NY) will star as Axle Palmer in Lionsgate's My Bloody Valentine 3-D, joining Jamie King and Jenson Ackles.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Patrick Lussier is directing the remake of the 1981 slasher film about a murderer who kills those who celebrate Valentine's Day.

Axle is the husband of Sarah (King) and nemesis of Tom (Ackles).

A Jan. 23, 2009, release is planned.