Screen Star of Tomorrow Sam Claflin has signed on to star opposite Jared Harris in Hammer’s supernatural thriller The Quiet Ones.

Rising star Claflin recently starred in Pirates Of The Carribean: On Stranger Tides and will next be seen in Universal’s Snow White And The Huntsman.

The supernatural thriller/horror is being directed by John Pogue. Inspired by true events, the film tells the story of an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods to entice his students into taking part in a dangerous experiment.

The film is currently in pre-production and will start shooting in June 2012 in the UK.

Exclusive Media will be selling international rights to the film at the upcoming Cannes market.

Simon Oakes, president & CEO of Hammer and vice chairman of Exclusive Media said: “Sam is an exciting young talent and a perfect addition to this thrilling project.

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