Keith David and Stephen Lang are among several of the new cast members joining the upcoming exorcism horror film, The Seventh Day.
The Seventh Day is an upcoming horror movie that follows a new priest who gets paired with a notable exorcist on his first day on the job. Guy Pearce stars alongside Mexican actor Vadhir Derbez. Yesterday, Deadline reported that several new actors were added to the film’s cast.
Notable horror icon, Keith David, has joined The Seventh Day along with Don’t Breathe star Stephen Lang. Other cast additions include Chris Galust, Robin Bartlett, and Brady Jenness.
David is set to play Father Louise, a mento to Pearce’s character from his youth, while Lang will play the archbishop of the Catholic Diocese in New Orleans.
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Additional characters include Father Peter, played by Galust, Charlie Giroux, a young boy who commits a terrible crime after being influenced by a demon. Finally, Bartlett will play a New Orleans social worker.
Justin P. Lange will make his feature debut as the movie’s director. It will begin production next month in Dallas, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana.
It’s not yet clear when it will be released but since it won’t begin filming until February, it’s likely it won’t come out until this fall at the earliest.
David is a notable horror actor with his most famous role being Childs in John Carpenter’s The Thing. He will contribute his voice to the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 game. As for Lang, he is best known for his work in 1986 movie Manhunter and he has also received a Tony nomination for his work on the Broadway production of The Speed of Darkness.
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