According to Variety Kim Basinger will be joining Zac Efron in The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud for Universal Pictures.
Burr Steers is directing this project.
Basinger will play the grieving mother of Efron's character. He is a caretaker at a cemetery who meets weekly with a younger brother whose accidental death he blames on himself.
Craig Pearce wrote the first draft of the script and it was rewritten by Steers.