Vanessa Hudgens will play the female lead in New Line/Warner Bros.’ Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Brad Peyton is set to direct the movie, also starring Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson and Michael Caine. In “Journey 2,” Hutcherson and Johnson’s characters are forced to go a trip to a mythical and monstrous island to find his missing grandfather (Caine).
Hudgens plays a Pacific Islander who gets swept into the adventure.
Filming is scheduled to start in late October in North Carolina and Hawaii.