High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale has been cast as one of the leads in Scary Movie 5, The Weinstein Company has announced.
The film is set to begin production this summer, targeting a January 11, 2013 release.
Tisdale joins director Malcolm Lee, who will be teaming up and working side by side with director David Zucker (the Airplane and The Naked Gun franchises). Zucker wrote and directed Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4 and is also co-writing and producing Scary Movie 5.
The Scary Movie franchise, which lampoons the greatest in horror and genre fare, has grossed over $800 million worldwide.