When Quantic Dream (who brought us Indigo Prophecy and Heavy Rain) announced their latest thriller Beyond: Two Souls, gamers were excited to hear that Ellen Page of popular from the films Juno and Inception would be playing the game's main character Jodie Holmes. Today, Sony has announced that their upcoming blockbuster release with Quantic will also star Willem Dafoe. Most known for his work in the classic movie Platoon and Spiderman in 2002, will play Nathan Dawkins, a scientist that helps Jodie get a grip on her supernatural powers to communicate with spirits.

Beyond: Two Souls is scheduled for an October 8 release exclusively on the PlayStation 3 system. Check out the trailer featuring Willem below.

[via Sony Computer Entertainment]