Rob Zombie has announced on his MySpace blog that Richard Fancy has joined the cast of his upcoming Halloween remake, now filming in Los Angeles.

Fancy, who has appeared in minor roles in various television and film projects (as seen here), will play Dean Carpentar in the film.

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Rob Zombie's vision of this film is an entirely new take on the legend and will satisfy fans of the classic Halloween legacy while beginning a new chapter in the Michael Myers saga. This new movie will not only appeal to horror fans, but to a wider movie-going audience as well. It will not be a copycat of any prior films in the Halloween franchise.

Halloween will be released on August 31st, 2007.