Because the buzz on her work in the Pulse
remake is so damn good
Weinstein Company is in final negotiations with Kristen Bell
the cast of Fanboys
, in which she'll play a Star Wars
maniac. Also in talks to become fanboys are a fleet of
other TV "stars," including the incredibly annoying (but undeniably dorky) Jay
, Chris Marquette
(Joan of Arcadia
's Adam Rove), and Sam Huntington
, who will soon be known to the world as Jimmy Olsen.
Already cast in the film is some guy named Dan Fogler
, who grabbed
the highly-coveted role of "a hot-headed pizza boy."
Despite a largely unproven cast and an
inexperienced director (Kyle Newman
), the movie's plot is rather
charming, albeit in a really geeky way: set in 1999, it's about a group of Star Wars
worshipers who decided to
honor their dying friend's last wish and take him to George Lucas
Skywalker Ranch, where they hope to see the not-yet-released The
in what they consider "its most optimal setting." Sort of cute, right?
movie starts filming next month in New Mexico.