Wendy Crewson has signed on to the action/adventure fantasy, The Dark is Rising for 20th Century Fox.

Variety adds Ian McShane is also part of the cast; the film is about a boy, whose life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

The Dark is Rising is currently shooting in Romania for director David L. Cunningham.