Katie Cassidy Reaching for the "Nerds"

September 22, 2006 07:37:22 GMT

Katie Cassidy is engaged in final talks to have a starring role in Kyle Newman's remake feature of "Revenge of the Nerds."


Revenge of the Nerds picture

Katie Cassidy is in the brink to add one more big screen project in her resume. The beauty is reported to face final negotiations for a role in Fox Atomic's "Revenge of the Nerds", a remake of the 1984 feature starring Anthony Edwards and Robert Carradine.

If a deal is reached, the actress will likely be billed to play Suzy Stone, head of the Pi Delta Pi sorority who is also the queen of the campus. As for the movie, it has been confirmed that Kyle Newman is positive to direct with Adam Jay Epstein, Adam Goldberg, and Andrew Jacobson working on the script.

In the meantime, film production will be handled by "Charlie's Angels" helmer McG along with Stephanie Savage and David Manpearl while Adam Brody, Bret Harrison, and D. Scott Lumpkin are co-producing.

Cassidy, who first flourished a career in modeling before trying hands at acting, recently has been chosen to portray Lucy Ewing in "Dallas", beating out the likes of Jessica Simpson and Lindsay Lohan. Her other upcoming film projects include "You Are Here", "Black Christmas", and "Live!" in which she stars alongside Eva Mendes also Jay Hernandez.

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