Tom Felton - Tom Felton to star in Ghosts of the Pacific

Tom Felton is set to star in 'Ghosts of the Pacific'.

The 'Harry Potter' actor has landed a part in the World War II drama, which will be American Film Co. president Brian Falk's directorial debut, Variety reports.

'Looper' star Garret Dillahunt and 'I Am Number Four's Jake Abel are also involved in the project, which will be financed and produced by the director's corporation.

The film is based on real events, with Felton playing bombardier Tony Pastula, who is joined by pilot Harold Dixon (Dillahunt) and radioman Gene Aldrich (Abel) in a fight for survival on a lifeboat on January 16, 1942, following a crash landing of their plane into the sea.

Shooting is scheduled to begin next week at the famous Baja Studios, where James Cameron's 1997 blockbuster 'Titanic' was filmed.

Felton has several other period dramas in the pipeline, including 'Belle', and he has has just wrapped up period drama 'Therese Raquin' and another war-related feature, 'Grace And Danger'.

Dillahunt is currently starring in US sitcom 'Raising Hope', with films 'The Scribbler' and 'Twelve Years A Slave' lined up, while Abel can be seen in 'The Host' and will soon reprise his role as Luke in 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters'.


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