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Mary Harron's 'Moth Diaries' attracts cast

Canadian-Irish gothic horror title adds four

TORONTO – Scott Speedman, Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon and Sarah Bolger have flown into "The Moth Diaries," by director Mary Harron ("American Psycho").

The Canadian-Irish co-production, a gothic horror pic based on the Rachel Klein's novel of the same name, is shooting in and around Montreal until Oct. 8.

Bolger is to play a young girl in an elite boarding school who befriends two fellow students, played by Gadon and Cole, while developing a crush on her English professor (Speedman).

The film's producers are Sandra Cunningham of Strada Films, Karine Martin of Mediamax, and David Collins of Irish production company Samson Films.

Ronald Gilbert of Mediamax is the co-producer.

Executive producers are Edward R. Pressman of Edward R. Pressman Film, Jean-Francois Doray and Louis-Simon Menard of Mediabiz International.