Variety reports that Richard Jenkins has joined the cast of Let Me In, a remakeof last year's Swedish vampire flick Let the Right One In, which was released to very high acclaim from both audiences and critics. The movie won Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, among many other accolades.
Also joining the cast are Chloe Moretz, who starred in (500) Days of Summer, and Kodi Smit-McPhee, who can be seen opposite Viggo Mortenson in The Road, which arrives in late November. Moretz will play a pre-teen girl vampire who moves to a new neighborhood and befriends Smit-McPhee's character, a boy about her age. Jenkins will star as the girl's caretaker.
Cloverfield director Matt Reeves will helm Let Me In, which is scheduled to begin production this fall in New Mexico. The movie is currently slated for a January 15, 2010 release. Posted 10.01.09 by reelz