On October 9, filming begins in Atlanta on Revenge of the Nerds, a reimagining of the 1984 cult comedy being produced by McG and his Wonderland Sound & Vision partner David Manpearl, according to Variety.
Christopher Marquette (Fanboys, The Girl Next Door) and Kristin Cavallari (formerly of the MTV series Laguna Beach) have been cast in the film. Marquette will play the leader of the nerds, and Cavallari a sorority girl alongside Katie Cassidy (the forthcoming Dallas). Also newly cast in the film are Dan Byrd (The Hills Have Eyes) and Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite). Kyle Newman directs the pic.
On Oct. 11, shooting begins in Los Angeles on The Comebacks, being directed by Tom Brady.
Carl Weathers has been cast as a rival coach opposite David Koechner (Anchorman), who plays the lead football coach. Also cast in the movie are Matt Lawrence (Mrs. Doubtfire) and Brooke Nevin.
The film is about the losingest football coach in history and his attempt to redeem himself by leading his team of misfit players to victory.