Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick courtesy 20th Century Fox
This can't be good.
has hired 8-year-old
, the scary little guy from last year's remake of
. He pops up Oct. 24 as Will, the adopted son of Cassie (Nicole Forester). The character was last seen in 2005 living with his birth father, Alonzo, in the principality of San Cristobel. Though Cassie thought this setup was best for Will, it turns out the kid has grown up totally withdrawn and, worse yet, has become best friends with Cassie's psychopathic ex-husband Edmund (David Andrew MacDonald), who also returns to the show this week.
"Will comes to live with Cassie and it's evident there's something really wrong with the boy - especially when you cross him," says
head writer Dave Kreizman. "He's not evil, he's not the devil's spawn, but he could be dan¬gerous." That's enough for us - we're creeped out already! -
Reporting by Michael Logan