Reality TV star and socialite Kardashian broke the news of her film debut with an Instagram post on Tuesday that showed her looking at a script. She captioned the post with “studying @hesallthatmovie.”
The film’s Instagram account then reposted Kardashian’s photo with the caption: “Introducing Jessica Miles Torres.”
In the gender-swapped redo of the 1999 movie, Rae is playing Padgett Sawyer, who is inspired by Freddie Prinze Jr.’s character Zack Siler from the original. Per the new film’s account, Cobra Kai actor Buchanan will play Cameron Kweller.
Directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls), the update is written by R. Lee Fleming, who wrote She’s All That. Original producers Jennifer Gibgot and Andrew Panay are also on board, and the film is being produced by Miramax.
Also starring are Madison Pettis, Peyton Meyer, Isabella Crovetti, Andrew Matarazzo, Vanessa Dubasso, Myra Malloy, Annie Jacob, Brian Torres, Romel De Silva, Dominic Goodman, Ryan Hollis and Tiffany Simon.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.