Poltergeist remake courts Sam Rockwell for role

Moon and Iron Man 2 star Sam Rockwell is in talks for the Poltergeist remake

Zelda Rubinstein as Tangina Barrons in 1982's Poltergeist
Zelda Rubinstein as Tangina Barrons in 1982’s Poltergeist

According to The Wrap, Moon and Iron Man 2 star Sam Rockwell is in talks to front Sam Raimi’s remake of Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg’s 1982 supernatural horror classic Poltergeist.

Rockwell is set to join United States Of Tara’s Rosemarie DeWitt in the movie, which is being directed by Monster House‘s Gil Kenan from a script by Rise Of The Guardians‘ David Lindsay-Abaire.

You can buy Poltergeist on Blu-ray for £8 at Amazon.co.uk.