Scream 4‘s Nico Tortorella Looking At Villain Role In Odd Thomas

In two days horror fans will get to know Nico Tortorella as Trevor, one of the key players Scream 4. The actor is also angling for a role in Odd Thomas, Stephen Sommers‘ (The Mummy, G.I. Joe) adaptation of the Dean Koontz book series.

The story centers on a short-order cook named Odd Thomas (played by Anton Yelchin) who can commune with the dead, a secret only his girlfriend (Addison Timlin) and the local police chief (Willem Dafoe) know.

Thomas can also spot bad forces called “bodachs,” who feed on pain and portent imminent death. When Odd sees them in spades surrounding a stranger, he finds himself in a race against time to avert a catastrophe.

Tortorella will play an officer working under Dafoe, secretly a member of a Satanic cult bent on destroying the town.

The movie, with a mid-size budget of $20-30 million, will shoot in New Mexico later this spring and summer.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter