Three join After Dark's 'Husk'

Devon Graye, CJ Thomason,Wes Chatham cast in horror

Devon Graye, best known for playing the teenage Dexter on Showtime's "Dexter," will star with CJ Thomason and Wes Chatham in "Husk," a horror movie from After Dark Films. Tammin Sursok ("Aquamarine") also stars.

Brett Simmons wrote the script and is directing the project, which is based on Simmons' short film that played at Sundance.

The story sees five friends on a weekend trip who become stranded in isolated farmland when crows attack their SUV. They soon realize that the cornfields are inhabited by reanimated human scarecrows who reproduce by killing and force their undead victims to join their ranks.

Graye plays the brainiac of the group, Thomason is the blue-collar guy, and Chatham is the jock.

The movie is shooting in Iowa. After Dark has a distribution deal with Lionsgate.

Courtney Solomon, Stephanie Caleb, Moshe Diamant and Limor Diamant are producing for After Dark.

Thomason, repped by Peter Strain and Associates and Robert Stein Management, starred in "Harper's Island" and appeared in "What About Brian" and "Boston Public."

Chatham, repped by Gersh and Robert Stein Management, recurred last season on CBS' "The Unit" and appeared in the features "In the Valley of Elah" and "W."

Graye is repped by the Beverly Hecht Agency and Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Entertainment.
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