The story, which was written by Amelie Gillette (Growing Up Fisher), centers on Lucy, an insecure high school girl who receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious private school for her senior year, as she tries to hide her past. On the day she is being interviewed by a recruiter from her dream college, Lucy learns that her boyfriend's psychotic ex-girlfriend has just gotten out of a juvenile detention facility, and challenges her to a fight after school. Lucy tries to balance taking care of her college prep and preparing for this showdown.
Will Gluck, who brought the project to Screen Gems, will produce alongside Alessandro Tanaka and Brian Gatewood. No production schedule was given.
Mark Waters is best known for directing Mean Girls starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Tina Fey. His other directorial credits include The Spiderwick Chronicles, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Mr. Popper's Penguins and this year's Vampire Academy.