Haunted-bride 'Shutter' role is Taylor made


Rachael Taylor has signed on to star in "Shutter," a psychological thriller being directed by Masayuki Ochiai for Regency. Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and Doug Davison are producing with Taka Ichise.

The story revolves around a young American couple on their honeymoon in Tokyo who begin seeing ghostly images in their photos as well as around them.

Taylor plays the new bride.

Shooting is scheduled to begin next month in Tokyo.

Fox will distribute the movie, which is a remake of the 2004 Thai film. Luke Dawson wrote the screenplay.

Alex Sundell is overseeing for Regency president of production Sanford Panitch.

The Australian-born Taylor is in DreamWorks' upcoming tentpole "Transformers," which opens July 4. She also appeared in "See No Evil" and played Catherine Oxenberg in ABC's "Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure."

Taylor is repped by WMA, Marquee Management and attorney Fred Gaines.