Rosemarie DeWitt to Star in New Poltergeist Film

Actress Rosemarie DeWitt attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on February 23, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Deadline reports that Rosemarie DeWitt has been cast to star in a reboot of Poltergeist. The film will be directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House) and written by David Lindsay-Abaire (Oz: The Great and Powerful). Not much is known about the plot, other than it focuses on a family who moves to an old suburban home and squares off against an evil spirit who kidnaps their kid. Since it's 2013, the spirit will probably communicate to the kid through the family's Netflix account.