Olesya Rulin, Justin Martin, Harvey Guillen and Lilan Bowden have been cast in the MTV cyber thriller pilot Eye Candy, about Lindy (Victoria Justice), a reclusive hacker whose blog exposes everything from terrorist plots to suspected killers. She is targeted by a dangerous cyber stalker and teams up with the city’s cyber-crime unit to catch him. Rulin, repped by TalentWorks and Roar, will play Ann-Marie Halliday, Lindy’s roommate and loyal best friend. Martin, repped by CAA and Ellen Meyer Management, will play Tyrone, an ex-juvenile delinquent turned techie who works with an underground cyber crime unit that’s helping track down Lindy’s cyber stalker. Guillen, repped by Osbrink and Michael Einfeld Management, will play Juan, a brilliant hacker with the cyber crime unit who also is on the hunt for her stalker. Bowden, repped by Sovereign Talent Group and Hansen Management, will play Page, a young hacker and member of the unit.
Feature/music video director Scott Speer (Step Up 4) is set to direct MTV’s other drama pilot Finding Carter. He is currently developing the EDM project Spinback from an original idea he created with writer John Swetnam. Repped by WME and Principato-Young.