Michael Vartan
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Michael Vartan from “Bates Motel” has been cast as the lead in New Line’s horror thriller “Crawlspace.”

Erin Moriarty landed the lead female role in “Crawlspace” a week ago.

Phil Claydon will direct from Gary Dauberman’s script. “The Conjuring” producer Peter Safran is producing with Rick Alvarez.

The story follows a relocated family who moves into a new home where the previous inhabitants were mysteriously killed.

Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada will oversee for New Line. Shooting is set to start Monday.

News was first reported by Deadline.com.

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