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Vanessa Hudgens to Be a Serial Killer's Surviving Victim in 'The Frozen Ground'

September 13, 2011 (8:03 am) GMT
The 'Beastly' actress is set to play opposite John Cusack and Nicolas Cage in the movie about a notorious Alaskan hunter and killer named Robert Hansen.
Vanessa Hudgens

After landing a role as an abandoned pregnant teen in "", is set to play a serial killer's surviving victim in "". Breaking the news was Deadline which claimed that the "" actress has been attached to play alongside and in the thriller.

The film project is based on true events about the most notorious hunter and killer in Alaska named Robert Hansen, which will be played by Cusack. Hansen is a respected family man who has been abducting more than 24 women for over 12 years and throwing them into the Alaskan wilderness only to be released before he hunted and slaughtered them.

Cage has been tapped to portray an Alaskan State Trooper who finds one of Hansen's surviving victims on the street. Hudgens is set to play the escaped teen victim who will team up with Cage's character to bring Hansen to justice.

Scott Walker will make his directorial debut with "The Frozen Ground". He will also provide the screenplay, while Randall Emmett, George Furla, Mark Ordesky and Jane Fleming serve as the producers. The film's production will begin on October 17 in Anchorage, Alaska.

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