Christopher Eccleston, Jonathan Jackson

Christopher Eccleston (“28 Days Later”) and Jonathan Jackson (“Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights”) have been tapped for “The Dark Is Rising” for Fox and Walden Media. Production begins this week in Romania. David L. Cunningham directs the pic based on Susan Cooper’s novel about a young man who travels back and forth through time to fight evil. Cast includes Ian McShane, Frances Conroy and Alexander Ludwig.

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