Earlier we reported Radha Mitchell and Deborah Kara Unger had joined the cast of silent hill, now Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates and Tanya Allen are joining the film adaptaition of the horror video game "Silent Hill". The man behind the helm is the talented Christophe Gans best known for his work on "Brotherhood of the Wolf". Also starring is Radha Mitchell and Jodelle Ferland.
According to Variety, Mitchell stars as Rose, a woman searching for her lost daughter, played by Tideland child actress Jodelle Ferland. Bean plays her husband in the chiller, written by Roger Avary. Holden is a police officer.
The movie is based on Konami's popular Horror Survival game "Silent Hill". The story is written by Roger Avary ("Killing Zoe"), and will be directed by Christophe Gans ("Brotherhood of the Wolf").
A woman desperate to save her dying child finds herself trapped in an alternate reality as she searches for her daughter in a dangerous world of demons.
Rose cannot accept the knowledge that her daughter Sharon is dying of a fatal disease. Over the protests of her husband, she flees with her child, intending to take the girl to a faith healer. On the way, she ends up driving through a portal in reality, which takes her to the eerie and deserted town of Silent Hill.
Sharon disappears in Silent Hill, and Rose follows what she thinks is her daughter's silhouette all over town. It'ss soon clear the town is not like any place she's ever been. Is's inhabited by a variety of creatures and a living darkness that descends and literally transforms everything it touches. The human inhabitants (the ones who are left) are trapped and fighting a losing battle against the Darkness.
Joined by a cop named Cybil, who has been sent to bring her and Sharon back, Rose searches for her little girl while learning the history of Silent Hill and that Sharon is just a pawn in a larger game.
To save her daughter, Sharon makes a deal with a demon in the form of a little girl.....