Actress to star opposite Sutherland

Paula Patton will star opposite Kiefer Sutherland in Alexandre Aja’s supernatural thriller “Mirrors.”

New Regency is financing and will distribute through 20th Century Fox.

Pic will begin shooting at the beginning of May, after Sutherland wraps season six of “24.”

Story revolves around a security guard (Sutherland) who discovers an evil spirit lurking in the mirrors of an abandoned department store. Patton will play the guard’s soon-to-be ex-wife, a coroner who has a hard time believing her husband’s claims, at least initially.

Producers are Marc Sternberg, Alexandra Milchan and Gregory Levasseur. Andrew Hong is exec producer.

Patton was last in seen theaters with “Deja Vu” and “Idlewild.”

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