Pettyfer, Hudgens Get “Beastly”

British tween hunk Alex Pettyfer is in talks and High School Musical” babe Vanessa Hudgens is set to headline CBS Films’ “Beastly” reports Entertainment Tonight.

Based on Alex Flinn’s young-adult novel, the Manhattan-set contemporary take on “Beauty and the Beast” tells the story of a handsome rich kid with a mean streak.

When he ditches a date, a curse is placed upon him, turning him into everything he hates. The grotesque transformation leaves him with the seemingly impossible task of finding true love to break the ugly spell.

Filming kicks off this Summer