Here we have some more casting news for you guys this morning and this one is for the looming reboot of Poltergeist. Yep, like it or not, this sucker is coming, but if past reboots are anything to go by, we shouldn’t write this one off just yet, although it is very easy to do.
Anyway, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Saxon Sharbino (pictured right; I Spit On Your Grave, Touch) has been cast as 16-year-old Kendra Bowen, the eldest of the three Bowen children in the upcoming reboot.
The site describes her character as;
a typical teen, isolating herself from her family to focus on her friendships. But when she realizes that her new home feeds on the isolation of others, she must band together with her family to help save her youngest sibling.
The reboot follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home.
Sharbino joins the previously announced cast of Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, and Kyle Catlett.
Gil Kenan is directing from a script penned by David Lindsay-Abaire.
Filming began in Toronto on September 23rd.
So, what do you guys think?