TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling has been cast for the upcoming remake of the 1999 teen comedy "She's All That".

The sex swap reboot, titled 'He's All That', has been going on for years and has recently started to gain traction again. Mark Waters, the filmmaker behind “Mean Girls” and “Freaky Friday”, is about to direct.

The film will reimagine the plot from a teenage girl's perspective, with Easterling playing a role inspired by Freddie Prinze Jr.'s character Zackary Siler from the original. "She's All That" - a modern take on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" and the 1964 film "My Fair Lady" - centered a popular high school jock who, after being dumped by his girlfriend, attempts to transform the one of the nerdy outcasts in the next prom queen.

“He's All That” gives the original a 21st century twist, the remake following an influencer trying to turn a nerdy boy into a prom king.

R. Lee Fleming, who wrote the 1999 film, will write the remake. Fleming reunites with "She's All That" producers Jennifer Gibgot and Andrew Panay, who worked together on the film's development over 20 years ago. Miramax, the studio that released the original film, will also be producing the upcoming version.

“This reboot is a welcome step towards a new generation of Miramax storytelling, which is part of our overall strategy to leverage our existing library with fresh and redesigned content for both film and TV,” Bill said. Block, CEO of Miramax.

Easterling has 60 million followers on TikTok, making him the second most followed person on the social media platform. After her popularity on the app exploded, the 19-year-old moved to Los Angeles and signed with talent agency WME. A recent Forbes report estimated Easterling to be the highest paid TikToker, raising $ 5 million last year through various endorsement deals. The cast makes Easterling one of the first TikTok stars to star in a major studio movie.

Robert Iscove directed the original "She's All That", which also starred Rachael Leigh Cook, Paul Walker, Kieran Culkin, Anna Paquin, Usher and Gabrielle Union. While not a critical favorite, “She's All That” went on to earn over $ 100 million worldwide at the box office.

Easterling is replaced by WME, Nixon Peabody and The Lede Company. Waters is replaced by Jeremy Barber of UTA.


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