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'Cruel Intentions' Pilot Casts Reese Witherspoon Role!

'Cruel Intentions' Pilot Casts Reese Witherspoon Role!

NBC has cast Drop Dead Diva‘s Kate Levering in the role of Annette Hargrove, the role originated by Reese Witherspoon in the film version of Cruel Intentions.

The events of the television show will pick up 15 years after the movie, and will bring back Sarah Michelle Gellar in her role as Kathryn Merteuil.

The role of Annette is described as “a genuine, good Christian woman for whom life has not been easy,” EW reports.

Kate is not only a television actress, she also was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in 2001 musical 42nd Street!

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  • Jenna

    Fans of the movie are not going to like this. Either cast Reese as a recurring cast member, or don’t use that character at all.

  • Puro Familia

    Uh Hell to the NO!

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  • Dirk_Reese-Fan

    Kate Levering is a good choice for that role !
    Reese, I´m gonna make some comments on your latest 54 Instagram-pics some days later. My wireless-internet isn´t working well at the moment. (The photo of that piggy is soo cuuute !!!)
    Thus, I don´t try to risc to post a huge comment and then loosing the whole comment because of a weak wireless-internet-connection.
    1000-SUNS-KALEFORNIA-POWER-FOREVERRRRYourSenseOfHumorIsTheBest, yup !