Kathleen Robertson, Peter Andersson, Olivia Dudley, John Patrick Amedori and Alex Sparrow also star with Lionsgate on board to release the film domestically.
Mark Neveldine, whose credits include “Crank” and “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” came on board to direct in February.
Dudley will portray a 27-year-old woman who begins to have a devastating effect on anyone who gets close to her. Pena will play the local priest who believes she is possessed, while Hounsou and Andersson will play Vatican officials called in to exorcise the demon. Scott will portray her father.
Script is based on an original story by Christopher Borrelli and Chris Morgan and the screenplay was written by Borrelli, with revisions by Michael C. Martin and Neveldine.
It’s Lakeshore’s second incursion into a demonic possession tale. It grossed over $75 million domestically with “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” for Screen Gems in 2005 and took in another $69 million internationally.