"Olga Kurylenko takes the lead in <em>Vampire Academy</em>: Blood SistersOblivion star Olga Kurylenko has signed on to star in Mark Waters' upcoming vampire drama Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters.

Based on the Richelle Mead young adult novel series, the story centers on Rose Hathaway, a teenage girl that has a deep connection with her vampire best friend Lissa. The pair attend a special school for vampires that helps to maintain their humanity.

The project stars Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry, who will be portraying best friends Rose and Lissa. Danila Kozlovskiy will be playing the male lead Dimitri, with Olga Kurylenko as the head mistress Kirova.

Mark Waters is directing from a screenplay by his brother Daniel Waters. Susan Montford, Don MurphyDeepak Nayer and Michael Preger are producing.

Production is expected to begin the May.