Kerr Smith gets a 'Valentine'

Joins cast of Lionsgate's remake of the 1981 slasher

Kerr Smith will star as Axle Palmer in Lionsgate's "My Bloody Valentine 3-D," alongside Jamie King and Jenson Ackles.

Patrick Lussier is helming the remake of the 1981 slasher film about a murderer who kills those who celebrate Valentine's Day.

Axle is the husband of Sarah (King) and nemesis of Tom (Ackles). A Jan. 23, 2009, release is planned. Smith's credits include "CSI: New York;" he is repped by Thruline Entertainment and Gersh.