The cast of the hybrid family drama/horror film is rounding out.

Rory Culkin (Signs, Scream 4) and Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise) are set to star in writer/director/actor Thomas Dekker’s Jack Goes Home.

The announcement was made this week by Dekker and producers Jordan Yale Levine and Scott Levenson. Dekker said:

“Lin Shaye and Rory Culkin are both exceptionally talented actors who are perfectly suited to lead the cast of Jack Goes Home. We could not be more thrilled to watch them bring our script to life as the film’s key mother/son duo.”

Already confirmed cast members include Daveigh Chase (The Ring), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland), and Nikki Reed (Twilight saga). Culkin will play the title character, with Shaye starring as his mother Teresa. Robertson plays Jack’s pregnant fiancé, Daveigh Chase plays Jack’s best friend, Reed play’s Shanda’s girlfriend, and Louis Hunter plays Jack’s neighbor.

The film is being produced by Jordan Yale Levine, Scott Levenson, and Thomas Dekker. Co-producers are Nikki Reed and Jon Keeyes, and executive producers include Shaun S. Sanghani, Jason Rose and Jessica Chang. Dekker is also writing the script.

Deadline reports:

…The pic centers on Jack (Culkin), an educated and well versed magazine editor living in LA. He is hit hard by the news of his father’s death in a violent and horrific car crash, which his mother (Shaye) has survived. He returns to his hometown of Denver to nurse his mother through her physical and emotional injuries. There he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family history, his parents, his friends and his very identity, fueled by madness, sexuality, hauntings and violence.

Jack Goes Home started production this week in Kingston, New York.

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