The film will be a follow-up to 2006’s Silent Hill, based on the very popular series of horror video games by Konami, based in the fictional town of Silent Hill.
Already confirmed is X-Men Origins: Wolverine’s Adelaide Clemens who will play heroine Heather Mason, who is the protagonist in the third game, Silent Hill 3.
Producer Samuel Hadida was clearly excited about the new cast additions, saying: “Carrie has displayed her enormous talent across all genres from The Matrix to Memento, and we are delighted for her to join the world of Silent Hill. “
Director Michael J. Bassett was equally effusive about McDowell, saying: “He has an amazing ability to bring new and unexpected dimensions to his characters and I know he will bring something unique and disturbing…”
Shooting on the film is currently underway in Toronto but a confirmed release date has yet to be announced.