UPDATED: Read on for more: We’ve been informed by an anonymous scooper that Ryan Merriman and Mary Winstead have been cast in New Line Cinema’s Cheating Death: Final Destination 3, which is set to go into production April 1st. The film is being directed by both Glen Morgan and James Wong and will be presented in 3-freaking-D! The film will follow the same basic premise and center on high school student Wendy Christensen who fails to stop a roller coaster ride she envisioned would kill her friends. As a result, she teams up with her friend Kevin Fischer in order to prevent the death of the survivors of the first tragedy.
The Hollywood Reporter writes:
Ryan Merriman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead will star in “Cheating Death: Final Destination 3,” New Line Cinema’s latest installment of the popular horror series. Warren Zide, Craig Perry, Glen Morgan and James Wong are producing. Wong, who directed 2000′s “Final Destination,” is back in the directing chair. The story is set six years after the events of the first movie and centers on a high school senior who has a premonition of a fatal amusement-park accident involving her and her friends. When the premonition becomes a reality, those who survive are forced to deal with the repercussions of “cheating death.”