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Wednesday 23 October 2019

Vanessa Hudgens to star in and executive produce Netflix film

Netflix announced the casting news on Twitter.

Vanessa Hudgens (PA)
Vanessa Hudgens (PA)

By Julia Hunt, Press Association Entertainment Correspondent

Vanessa Hudgens will star in a Netflix film about a medieval knight who is transported to the present day.

The High School musical actress, 30, will also executive produce The Knight Before Christmas.

The streaming service announced the news on Twitter.

The post said: “@VanessaHudgens will executive produce & star in ‘The Knight Before Christmas,’ a movie about a medieval English knight who is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.”

Deadline reported the film would be directed by Monika Mitchell and will also star British actor Josh Whitehouse.

Hudgens starred in Netflix film The Princess Switch last year.

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