'Hung' Actress Joins MGM's 'Poltergeist' Reboot (Exclusive)

Jane Adams Headshot - P 2013
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Gil Kenan is directing the reboot, which also stars Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt.

Jane Adams, best known for her work in Hung, has joined the cast of MGM and Fox 2000’s Poltergeist.

Gil Kenan is directing the reboot of the classic 1980s supernatural thriller, which has Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris starring in the story of a family that is visited by ghost.

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At first, the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, but things turn nasty when they kidnap the youngest daughter.

Adams will play a parapsychologist called in to help the family find their daughter and identify the supernatural forces at work in their home.

Beatrice Straight played the part in the original.

Adams is repped by Gersh, Peg Donegan at Framework Entertainment, and Sloane Offer Weber & Dern.