A Mother Cast For ‘The Roommate’

Frances Fisher (In the Valley of Elah) has signed on for The Roommate, portraying Leighton Meester’s mother. Lensing on the pic, written by Sonny Mallhi, has already begun in Los Angeles under helmer Christian Christiansen. She joins the previously cast Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Minka Kelly, Aly Michalka and Matt Lanter that centers on Sara, a college student randomly assigned to a freshman dorm with a stranger named Rebecca. They start off as friends but things turn deadly as Rebecca begins to target people in Sara’s life.Frances Fisher