It's official, ladies and gentlemen... We have our new Helen Shivers for the upcoming reboot of IKWYDLS!
Ashley Benson, Cara Delevigne (Anna Karenina), AnnaSophia Robb (The Carrie Diaries), Nicola Peltz (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Emma Roberts (American Horror Story), Holland Roden (Teen Wolf)... These are among the many names that were being talked about to bring Helen Shivers back from the grave. (Personally, I was really hoping they'd go with Ashley Benson.)
UNFORTUNATELY, THEY CHOSE TO GO ANOTHER ROUTE...
Here's our new Helen Shivers! Impressed? I didn't think so. I mean, who is this girl?! So apparently her name is Selene Sanchez and she's been in three random short films spanning from 2009-2012. But like... Who is she?! And why is SHE replacing the great and talented Sarah Michelle Gellar?!
I'm truly not happy about this. Not because I personally don't like this actress, since I haven't seen any of her 'short films, but this was just not the way it was supposed to go down... The role of Helen Shivers is meant for a bright young familiar face; a powerful female figure (preferably on TV) that young girls could relate to and young boys could enjoy watching.
Here is Selene Sanchez' reel from her YouTube channel:
Thankfully, this information is only based off of IMDB... And we all know how reliable they are.
Another strange actor that IMDB claims to be in the reboot is Billy Shepperd (Hidden in the Woods, The Walking Dead) as a character by the name of "Dee." Who's Dee? There's no Dee in IKWYDLS... The book OR the movie. This actor is also allegedly set to star in the next Paranormal Activity, according to IMDB. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find a single picture of this guy anywhere!
Now we all know that most IMDB users are allowed to post on the movie pages, but what is going on here?! Tell me guys, what do you think and better yet, would YOU want her to play Helen Shivers?