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Overture Announces Cast for Let Me In

Director Matt Reeves finds the Right Ones for remake

Overture Films has issued a press release confirming the official cast members of Matt Reeves Let Me In, the remake of Tomas Alfredson’s beloved Let The Right One In. (That Fish Head title seriously has to be just a shooting title)

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz and Oscar®-nominee Richard Jenkins (The Kingdom) will headline the cast of Let Me In, when principal photography begins this fall in New Mexico. The announcement was made today by Hammer Films Co-CEO’s Simon Oakes and Nigel Sinclair, as well as Overture Films CEO Chris McGurk and COO Danny Rosett.

Director Reeves (Cloverfield) has cast Smit-McPhee (The Road) and Moretz ((500) Days of Summer) in the two lead adolescent roles of Owen and Abby for the eagerly awaited horror feature. Jenkins will play the lead adult character known as Hakan in the original film.

Based on the bestselling Swedish novel, Lat den Ratte Komma In, by Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let Me In is a contemporary vampire tale about a young boy who befriends a girl new to his neighborhood.

Source: Overture Films