Scott Speedman, Aaron Douglas Join Bryan Bertino’s 'There Are Monsters' (Exclusive)

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Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas and Scott Speedman

The horror film focuses on a mother and daughter who are tormented by a ruthless creature.

Scott Speedman (Underworld), Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica) and Ella Ballentine (The Captive) have joined horror film There Are Monsters, which will also star Zoe Kazan (Olive Kitteridge).

The movie focuses on a mother and daughter who are trapped and tormented by a ruthless creature.  

Bryan Bertino, the writer, director and producer behind The Strangers and Mockingbird, is helming There Are Monsters. Production on the Atlas Independent, an affiliate company of Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment, and Unbroken Pictures project is underway in Canada.

William Green and Aaron Ginsburg of Atlas Independent will produce with Adrienne Biddle of Unbroken Pictures. Atlas Entertainment’s Richard Suckle will serve as an executive producer alongside Sonny Mallhi.

There Are Monsters will be distributed by A24 in the U.S. and is set to release in 2016.

Speedman's recent work includes The Captive, starring alongside current co-star Ballentine and The Vow where he acted alongside Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. He currently has Animal Kingdom coming up with Jack Weary and Finn Cole. He’s repped by UTA and Circle of Confusion.

Douglas, who starred on Battlestar Galactica, is currently on A&E's original series The Returned and is set to write and star in Infrared alongside Joseph Gatt. He's repped by Gersh.

Ballentine is currently filming TV movie Anne of Green Gables in which she stars in the the titular role. She’s repped by Noble Caplan Abrams.