Deadwood and Supernatural‘s Jim Beaver has been cast in one of five leading roles in Guillermo del Toro’s new film Crimson Peak. According to Beaver, it is a Gothic ghost story which will also be starring Benedict Cumberbatch (of Sherlock and Star Trek fame), Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam (perhaps best known for his roles in Queer as Folk and Sons of Anarchy).
There is no word on who the fifth actor is.
Guillermo del Toro has previously directed Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, with Pacific Rim set to come out soon. Crimson Peak will start shooting in Toronto in January 2014.