Dianna Agron (Quinn on TV’s “Glee”) has signed on as the female romantic lead in “I Am Number Four” for Dreamworks Pictures reports Heat Vision.
Based on the novel series by James Frey and Jobie Hughes, the story follows nine aliens who flee to Earth disguised as teenagers. The titular character, now disguised as a human high schooler (Alex Pettyfer), soon learns the enemy alien race that caused them to abandon their home planet are still hunting them.
Agron will play a girl dating a high school jock who falls for Number Four and becomes his confidante. Sharlto Copley plays his adult guardian while Teresa Palmer will be one of the other aliens.
D.J. Caruso directs from a script by Al Gough and Miles Millar. Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg are producing. Filming kicks off next month in Pittsburgh for release next February.