Word is that Alex O'Loughlin has been added to the cast of the film, S. Darko. It's the sequel to Donnie Darko ~ Jake Gyllenhaal's 2001 movie. No details yet about what character Alex will be playing, or how big his part is in the flick. Production began on May 18th. Since Alex & Holly are on vacation in Mexico, his role must not require him to be on the set from day one. S Darko is currently scheduled to premiere in 2009.
Also reported as joining the cast is Justin Chatwin, who you may remember was in The Invisible with Alex.
Richard Kelly, the writer & director of the original movie, is not involved with the sequel.
Here is the movie plot synopsis courtesy of Slash Film.....
The sequel follows Donnie’s younger sister, Samantha Darko, a role reprised by Daviegh Chase. The story picks up seven years after the first film and Donnie’s death when his now 18-year-old sister Samantha and her best friend Corey go on a roadtrip to Los Angeles, where along the way they are plagued by bizarre visions.