TikTok’s highest-earner Addison Rae Easterling has been cast because the lead in the forthcoming remake of “She’s All That.”
Entitled “He’s All That,” the film re-imagines the plot of the 1999 comedy with a brand new twist: Instead of Mr. Popular turning the varsity nerd into the promenade queen, the reboot can be a gender position reversal, reported Variety. This time round, a teen lady, who’s an influencer, turns a dorky boy into promenade king.
The 19-year-old, who’s the second-most adopted star on the platform, will tackle the cool child position performed by Freddie Prinze Jr. in the unique, which additionally starred Rachael Leigh Cook, Paul Walker, Usher and Gabrielle Union.
“Mean Girls” and “Freaky Friday” director Mark Waters will helm the remake, which has reportedly been in the works for years, Variety reported. The screenwriter of “She’s All That,” R. Lee Fleming Jr., can be penning the remake — one of many numerous reboots greenlighted by Hollywood lately — and Miramax will as soon as once more produce.
In reality, Addison Rae is all that. The teen has 60 million followers on TikTok and Forbes named her the platform’s most worthwhile star, bringing in an estimated $5 million final yr. The former Louisiana State University pupil was a aggressive dancer and made movies on the short-form platform for enjoyable earlier than she skyrocketed to fame. She now lives in Los Angeles and is signed with expertise company WME.
Variety reported Easterling is likely one of the first TikTok stars to be cast in a serious studio movie.