Watchmen alumn Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Comedian) has just signed on for another film project where he”ll be playing a darker, more disturbing character. According to THR, Morgan will co-star alongside two time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank in the thriller The Resident. Swank will play a young doctor who moves into an apartment building, in which Morgan is her landlord. Unfortunately, he’s a psycho who has developed a serious obsession with her and the two engage in ”a terrifying game of cat and mouse.”
More on the film after the jump.
Antti J. Jokinen wrote the initial draft of the film’s script, and is now serving as it’s director. This will be the second time Morgan and Swank have co-starred in a film together, the first was the 2007 romantic dramedy P.S. I Love You.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan is no stranger to Hollywood as the actor’s been working steadily for years. You may recognize him from his morbid television roles such as the dead dad on Supernatural, the dead dad/husband on Weeds, or the dead fiance of Katherine Heigl’s character on Greys Anatomy.