Melissa Benoist has joined the cast of the upcoming drama LOWRIDERS. The film will re-unite Benoist with Blumhouse, after the Oscar award winning film Whiplash, in which she played the love interest of Miles Teller’s character. Imagine Entertainment is also set to produce the film following the story of a kid from Pacoima that gets involved in the East L.A. life of tagging and low rider cars. The coming of age drama is also set to star Demian Bichir, Eva Longoria, Tony Revolori, Gabriel Chavarria, Theo Rossi and Yvette Monreal. Benoist will portray the part of Lorelai.
Known for her roles in the Fox series Glee and Whiplash, Benoist will be seen as the lead role in the upcoming CBS series Supergirl, which was recently picked up by the network.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer