Deadline.com has just announced that Zoey Deutch has been cast as the movies lead, Samantha Kingston.
Zoey Deutch has been tapped as the star of Awesomeness Films’ next feature film project Before I Fall, the adaptation of the 2010 YA novel by Lauren Oliver that originally was set up some time ago at Fox 2000. Now it’s at Awesomeness Films, the movie division of multichannel platform AwesomenessTV that has already seen digital success with this year’s output Smosh: The Movie and last year’sExpelled.
Deutch’s recent credits include Warner Bros’ Beautiful Creatures and The Weinstein Company’s Vampire Academy, and next up is Richard Linklater’s Boyhood follow-upEveryone Wants Some. She also is the female lead in Dirty Grandpa opposite Robert De Niro and Zac Efron. She is repped by CAA and Gilbertson Entertainment.
You might remember Zoey as Emily Asher in Beautiful Creatures and as Rose Hathaway in The Vampire Academy:
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