According to Deadline, Dobrev is set to play Marlo, an overachiever who’s at the top of her class. The upcoming sci-fi thriller is a reboot of the 1990 flick, which starred Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland and Kevin Bacon as medical students who find themselves conducting near-death experiments in order to travel to the afterworld.
If Dobrev officially signs on to the project, she’ll be in good company. Juno star Ellen Page and Rogue One actor Diego Luna have both signed on to star in the film directed by Niels Arden Oplev.
This year is definitely shaping up to be a busy one for the Canadian-born actress. Flatliners aside, Dobrev is currently filming the latest installment of the XXX franchise opposite Vin Diesel and Orange Is The New Black breakout star, Ruby Rose. Additionally, you’ll be able to catch Dobrev starring opposite Ex Machina’s Domhnall Gleeson in Crash Pad. The upcoming film, set to be released later this year, will tell the story of a young, hopeless romantic who believes he’s found love with an older woman.
Despite the fact that we miss seeing Dobrev each week on The Vampire Diaries, we’re excited for big screen takeover!