Vanessa Hudgens Joins “Journey” Sequel

Vanessa Hudgens is in final negotiations for the female lead role in “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” at New Line reports Heat Vision.

The follow-up to “Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D”, Josh Hutcherson reprises his role as young explorer Sean Anderson. In this outing, Sean and his mother’s boyfriend (Dwayne Johnson) are forced to go a trip to a mythical and monstrous island to find his missing grandfather (Michael Caine).

Hudgens plays a Pacific Islander who gets swept into the adventure and ends up falling for Hutcherson. Shooting kicks off late October around North Carolina and Hawaii.

Brad Peyton directs while Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson will produce.