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1 October 2009

Matt Reeves reveals cast for "Let Me In"

Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloe Moretz, stars of H

Matt Reeves has revealed the casting of the principle characters for

Let Me In

, the new Hammer film which begins filming in the U.S. next month.

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz and Oscar®-nominee Richard Jenkins will headline the cast of

Let Me In

, Matt Reeves' adaptation of "Let the Right One In". 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 child 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.

The film is the first in a two-picture co-production deal between Hammer Films and Overture Films.

Overture Films will be releasing Let Me In in the U.S., with a projected release in 2010. Worldwide sales and distribution is being handled by Exclusive Film Distribution

.

For full details read the

Press Release

.

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