Ian Somerhalder To Star in ‘Cradlewood’

‘Vampire Diaries’ star will topline gothic romance.

Last Updated: October 16, 2009 @ 11:11 AM

Ian Somerhalder, star of the CW’s "The Vampire Diaries," has signed to topline the romantic gothic fairy tale "Cradlewood." Hand Picked Films and Instinct Entertainment are behind the indie being directed by Harry Weinmann.

The movie centers on an Australian woman living in Boston with the heir (Somerhalder) to an incredible fortune whose family history is swirled in a legend that tells of a pact made with a demon which ensures that whenever a boy is born into the family, the father is killed.

Emma Lung ("The Boys Are Back") will play the Australian woman.

 

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.