The film centers on a Harvard Med School grad who takes a job at an insane asylum, unaware of the fact that it has been taken over by its occupants. Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley also star in the film, which is being produced by Oren Peli, Mark Amin, Cami Winikoff, Bruce Davey and Mel Gibson.
Thewlis, who starred as Remus Lupin in the “Harry Potter” films, will next appear in the action sequel “Red 2” as well as the Wikileaks pic “The Fifth Estate”. He is repped by CAA.
Having also starred in “Harry Potter”, Gleeson was last featured in Robert Redford’s “The Company You Keep” and will next be seen in “The Smurfs 2”. He is repped by The Agency.