February 14, 2006

Sci-fi actors come to life for “Noise 2″

By Borys Kit

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "White Noise 2: The
Light" has attracted two space stars into its orbit.

Nathan Fillion, who starred in Joss Whedon's cult sci-fi
series "Firefly" and subsequent movie "Serenity," is set to
star in the horror movie while Katee Sackhoff, who plays
"Starbuck" in the acclaimed "Battlestar Galactica" TV series,
is in negotiations to join him.

In the sequel to the 2005 hit, a man's family is murdered,
but he is brought back from the brink of death. The man
realizes he has changed and can now identify those among the
living who are about to die. When he tries to save people from
their fate, he discovers there is a price to paid for
interfering with the natural order.

Fillion is playing the man while Sackhoff will portray a
nurse who befriends him after the death of his wife.

Patrick Lussier ("Dracula 2000") is directing. "White Noise
2" will be distributed in the United States by Rogue Pictures,
the genre arm of Focus Features.

Fillion next appears in the horror movie "Slither," which
opens March 31.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter