According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sean Bean has signed on to star in Silent Hill, the adaptation of the best-selling video game franchise. Bean will play the husband of the female lead, played by Radha Mitchell, in the feature about a mother and a daughter looking into the secrets of an abandoned town.

Christophe Gans is directing, Samuel Hadida is producing and financing the film via his Davis Film Prods. shingle and Konami Corp., and Roger Avary wrote the script.