The Ring 2: According to Variety, Everwood thesp Emily VanCamp is in final negotiations to play the young female lead in DreamWorks' horror sequel The Ring 2.

VanCamp joins Naomi Watts, David Dorfman and Simon Baker in the pic, being directed by Japanese helmer Hideo Nakata. Sissy Spacek will have a minor role in the film.

Shooting begins next month.