Rachel Leigh Cook roped in for She's All That remake
Cook, who played the character of Laney Boggs in the original, will portray the mother of Addison Rae in the gender-swapped remake
Rachael Leigh Cook, the star of the 1999 film She’s All That, has been roped in for the gender-swapped remake, titled He’s All That.
Cook will portray the mother of Padgett Sawyer, the remake’s protagonist (Addison Rae). In the original, she played the character of Laney Boggs.
In an interview with Variety, Cook said, “I’m thrilled to be reunited with so many familiar faces! This version has a great new spin that I think people will really enjoy.”
He’s All That is directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Freaky Friday) and is written by R Lee Fleming, the writer of She’s All That. The original producers Jennifer Gibgot and Andrew Panay are also on board for the remake, which is being produced by Miramax.
The cast also includes Madison Pettis, Peyton Meyer, Isabella Crovetti, Andrew Matarazzo, Vanessa Dubasso, Myra Malloy, Annie Jacob, Brian Torres, Romel De Silva, Dominic Goodman, Ryan Hollis, and Tiffany Simon.