Haunted house horrors from Wan and Whannell
Fans of classic horror like Poltergeist and The Shining should appreciate what the duo have done to bring elements from those films into a more contemporary setting. Part of why the movie works so much better than other attempts to recapture the magic of those movies is the duo’s casting of strong dramatic actors in Patrick Wilson (Watchmen) and Rose Byrne (Troy, “Damages”) to play the heads of a household that falls into disarray when their eldest son falls into a coma-like sleep and dangerous entities start showing up to claim his dormant body.
ShockTillYouDrop.com had an all-too-brief video interview with the two actors in New York City last week, in which we talked about:
* How they each found out about the project
Source: Edward Douglas