EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Peltz (Transformers: Age Of Extinction) is joining the cast of the untitled Low Riders project for Universal Pictures, Blumhouse and Imagine Entertainment. As previously announced, Demian Bichir has been tapped to play the lead in the pic, which takes place in the East L.A. world of lowrider cars and street tagging. Eva Longoria also stars.
Peltz replaces Lily Collins, who had previously been attached, for the role of Lorelei.
Ricardo de Montreuil is on board to direct the script, written by Josh Bierne-Gordon and Justin Tipping. Previous drafts were written by Cheo Hodari Coker and Elgin James.
Imagine’s Brian Grazer will produce the Low Riders movie with Blumhouse’s Jason Blum. Kim Roth and Alexandre Dauman will oversee for Imagine, with Couper Samuelson overseeing for Blumhouse.
Peltz is repped by WME and Management 360.