Lucy Hale, star of the popular ABC series (soon to be Freeform) Pretty Little Liars, is joining a new girl squad in Olivia Milch’s DUDE. Milch wrote the spec back in 2013 and begin directing the feature later this month.
Set in 2007, the film follows four hard-partying friends who try to enjoy their last semester of high school before going off to separate schools after graduation. Hale will play the glue of the group, a popular senior who with some control issues who flaunts her good-looks.
Prior to the teen mystery series, Hale appeared in How I Met Your Mother, Babby Daddy, and Scream 4.
Milch signed on last year to rewrite the female spy-thriller Queen & Country and last week it was reported that she had turned in a draft of a new Ocean’s Eleven installment. The new version is set to star Sandra Bullock leading an all-female heist crew.
Hale is repped by WME. Milch is repped by ICM and Mosaic.
Emily J | Staff Writer