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'Dead @ 17'"Dead @ 17" creator Josh Howard says "Superman Returns" and “X2: X-Men United” screenwriter Mike Dougherty will provide a big-screen adaptation his Viper Comics series about a demon-fighting undead teenager, with “High School Musical” star Vanessa Hudgens possibly starring as the story's hero, Nara Kilday.

During an interview on the Comics on Comics podcast, Howard said that last he heard, the "Dead @ 17" producers were targeting the teenage star for one of two roles in the film.

"I don't know if this is true anymore -- it's been a while since I received an update -- but they were talking to Vanessa Hudgens,” said Howard, who went on to speculate that she might play the title character but would probably be better for Nara's best friend, Hazy Floss. Read More...

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