'Poltergeist' Remake Casting News

Photo of Kennedi Clements courtesy of IMDB
She's heeeeeeere. Recently announced via Deadline, the "Poltergeist" remake has cast their leading lady. In this version, however, the ethereal blonde haired, blue eyed Carol-Anne Freeling will be portrayed by brunette, 6 year old Kennedi Clements as "Madison."

Sam Rockwell ("Iron Man 2") has also been confirmed to play the father, joined by Rosemarie DeWitt ("The Watch") as the mother. Kyle Catlett ("The Following") will be playing one of their children. Jared Harris ("Lincoln") will step into the role of "Carrigan Burke," star of the fictional reality ghost show "Haunted House Cleaners." Nikki Blonsky ("Hairspray") appears on the IMDB page as "Tangina," however it is currently just a rumor.

Directed by Gil Kenan ("Monster House"), and scripted by David Lindsay-Abaire ("Oz the Great and Powerful"), the film is currently in pre-production and scheduled for release some time next year.

-Nowal Massari