Katie Cassidy is in final negotiations to star in Revenge of the Nerds for Fox Atomic, according to Variety. Kyle Newman is directoing the McG-produced remake of the classic 1984 comedy.
Cassidy recently beat out Jessica Simpson and Lindsay Lohan for the role of Lucy Ewing in the redo of Dallas for Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox.
In Revenge of the Nerds, she'll play Suzy Stone, head of the Pi Delta Pi sorority and queen of the campus. Adam Jay Epstein, Adam Goldberg and Andrew Jacobson penned the script. McG is producing with Stephanie Savage and David Manpearl.
Cassidy next will be seen playing another sorority girl in the horror film Black Christmas for Dimension Films and MGM.