Last week we let you guys know that Starry Eyes directing duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch’s upcoming remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary had cast Jason Clarke as Dr. Louis Creed. And today we have word on who will be playing Jud Crandall!
EW just announced that John Lithgow will be taking over the role played by Mr. Fred Gwynne in the original 1989 film directed by Mary Lambert.
Personally, as a big fan of the novel, I think John Lithgow will make a killer Jud Crandall. This is definitely yet another step in the right direction for this remake and I can only hope the remainder of the casting follows suit.
Now let’s see who they cast as Rachel. My vote goes to Margot Robbie. Whatd’ya think?
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The remake hits us April 19, 2019.
Doctor Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff) moves his family to Maine, where he meets a friendly local named Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne). After the Creeds’ cat is accidentally killed, Crandall advises Louis to bury it in the ground near the old pet cemetery. The cat returns to life, its personality changed for the worse. When Louis’ son, Gage (Miko Hughes), dies tragically, Louis decides to bury the boy’s body in the same ground despite the warnings of Crandall and Louis’ visions of a deceased patient.