Alien: Covenant’s Amy Seimetz joins Pet Sematary cast Deadline is reporting that actress Amy Seimetz (Alien: Covenant, Stranger Things) has joined the remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary as female lead Rachel Creed. The role was previously played by Denise Crosby in the 1989 adaptation of the book. Seimetz joins a cast that already includes Jason Clarke as Louis Creed and John Lithgow as Jud Crandall. Paramount Pictures‘ adaptation will be directed by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes) and is written by Jeff Buhler, the showrunner for Syfy’s upcoming horror science fiction series, Nightflyers, based on the George R.R. Martin novella. Lorenzo di Bonaventura (1408, Transformers) is producing along with Mark Vahradian and Steven Schneider (Insidious).