August 15, 2007 03:55:51 GMT
Rachael Leigh Cook has signed to play a role in a romantic comedy feature titled "The Golden Door" which rapper Snoop Dogg is in final negotiations to also star.
Back to her field of expertise of romantic comedy genre, Rachael Leigh Cook has secured a starring part in "The Golden Door (2008)" alongside "Disturbia" star Sarah Roemer, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.
On the way to accompany the two are rapper Snoop Dogg and Joseph Cross, who are currently in final negotiations to join the cast.
Pic focuses on a blue-collar nursing student who gets forced to leave school following the death of his father in a freak handball accident. With the help of his uncle, the guy is able to find work as the doorman in a swank Manhattan apartment building, where he forms an unlikely romance with a young resident, played by Roemer.
Should deals are reached, Cross will act as the student-turned-doorman while Dogg as his co-worker who hazes the man and shows him the ropes. As for Cook, the actress is confirmed to portray the sister who encourages the relationship of Cross’ character, much to the dismay of the girl's mother.
Production is slated to start on September 4 this year in Spokane, Washington under the direction of David M. Rosenthal. Cinematographer Joseph Gallagher has been tapped to shoot the project.