Latest Casting News for James Wan’s Secret Horror Movie at New Line

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Director James Wan arrives at the premiere of “Furious 7” at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

It won’t be a Nightmare on Elm Street reboot, but James Wan’s secretive horror movie (tentatively titled Silvercup) is picking up steam at New Line. We previously reported that George Young and Annabelle Wallis had landed the male and female leads respectively, and today brings additional casting news.

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Deadline reports that Jake Abel has joined the production:

The film is being kept under wraps, but will shoot in Los Angeles toward the end of September, a recipient of the Independent California Film Rebate. The project is being independently financed by Starlight Media and Midas Innovation, who distribute in China. New Line, which has a long history with Wan on his Conjuring franchise and upcoming Mortal Kombat (which Wan is producing), will distribute in the rest of the world. Wan is producing with Michael Clear with a story by Wan and Ingrid Bisu.

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Jake Abel

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