Pet Sematary prequel adds Mare of Easttown and Big Sky stars to cast

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Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images
Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images

The Pet Sematary prequel has added Mare of Easttown and Big Sky stars to its cast.

Set to premiere on streaming service Paramount+ in the US, the untitled movie will begin production this August and has now announced its cast.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Mare of Easttown and The Society actor Jack Mulhern will appear in the feature alongside Big Sky star Natalie Alyn Lind.

Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images
Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post star Forrest Goodluck and little-known actress Isabella Star LaBlanc have also been cast.

Following Stephen King's 1983 novel and the 1989 Mary Lambert film adaptation, the most recent Pet Sematary was released in 2019 and starred Jason Clarke, John Lithgow and Amy Seimetz.

It was directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, with reviewers dubbing the film "a radical departure" from the earlier versions.

The Paramount+ project, which is keeping its plot details under wraps for now, will act as an official prequel to the 2019 film.

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Photo credit: Jean Baptiste Lacroix - Getty Images

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Directed by Lindsey Beer in her first directing credit, the Pet Sematary prequel was written by Beer and Jeff Buhler.

A release date and UK distributor has yet to be confirmed.

The Pet Sematary prequel will air on Paramount+ in the US.

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