Ashley Tisdale, who emerged as the dizzy blonde on the Disney Channel, became the first female cast member to star in the fourth in a series of films based on the bestselling novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, Left Behind.
Former Disney Channel starlet who will play one of the leads in Dimension Films’ Scary Movie 5 is joining Nicolas Cage and Chad Michael Murray. The actress will play Chloe Steele, the daughter of Cage’s Ray Steele character.
One Tree Hill star Murray who earlier signed on to star in the project will be playing the role of journalist Cameron ‘Buck’ Williams in the Christian-themed movie franchise.
The faith-based story finds the biblical prophecy of Armageddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power and one of the survivors, Chloe wanders America looking to find any remaining members of her family.
The stunt-master-turned-director Vic Armstrong is directing Left Behind reboot, which is expected to start filming in early spring in Baton Rouge with an eye toward wide release in the fourth quarter of 2013.