McG and Seyfried Con The “Ivy League”

Amanda Seyfried will star in “The Girl Who Conned the Ivy League” for says /Film and Production Weekly.

Based on a Rolling Stone article by Sabrina Rudin Erdely, the story follows habitual identity thief Esther Reed who enrolled as a student at Columbia University under the name of a missing girl, Brooke Henson.

Detectives on the hunt for the real Henson track down Reed who quickly heads out on the road and vanishes, but the detectives continue their pursuit.

Lorene Scafaria (“Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist”) pitched the adaptation which “Terminator Salvation” director McG will likely helm.