Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader
|Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader|
|Directed by||Kevin O'Neill|
|Produced by||Roger Corman
|Written by||Mike MacLean|
|Editing by||Yasmin Assemi
|Production company||New Horizon Films|
|Running time||90 minutes|
Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader is a 3D comedy horror television film directed by Kevin O'Neill[disambiguation needed] and produced by Roger Corman as his first 3D production and an update of the 1958 film Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman and the 1993 made-for-TV film. The film stars Treat Williams, Sean Young, and Jena Sims. The film has been released on 25 August 2012 on Epix.
Cassie Stratford (Jena Sims) is an aspiring college cheerleader who grows to giant size after taking an experimental drug intended to only increase her beauty and athletic abilities.
- Sean Young as Brenda Stratford
- Ryan Merriman as Kyle
- Treat Williams as Dr. Grey
- Sasha Jackson as Jett
- Ted Raimi as Dr. Higgs
- John Landis as Professor White
- Jena Sims as Cassie Stratford
- Tony Evangelista as Mac
- Mary Woronov as House Mother
- Ariana Madix as Pledge 2
- Angelina Armani as Pledge
- A.J. Lamas as Brandon
- Olivia Alexander as Brittany Andrews
- Anne McDaniels as Tiffany
- Jason Etter as Ryan
- Mercy Malick as Sophia Long
- Ashley Morgan Kilbride as Karen
Roger Corman explained that for each of the 350+ films he's produced, "I really worked rather efficiently," Corman said, "I planned very heavily in advance." He told the Toronto Star that he hopes to premiere the film at Comic-Con in July. In a compliment he paid to the actress Sean Young, Corman told her "Sean, you were great in the picture but you were miscast. You look too good to be the mother!". This will be Corman's first 3D production. Jena Sims was Miss Georgia Teen USA in 2007. She has previously acted on television, but this is her biggest role.
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