Now that we know that screenwriter Diablo Cody (of Juno and Young Adult fame) is officially turning our beloved ’80s teen series Sweet Valley High into a musical movie, we’re getting a little excited. Yes, we’re ready for this movie to be the worst/best/most depressing/campiest thing ever. Yes, we can’t wait. So we couldn’t help but speculate as to who might slip into the roles of Enid, Lila, and the famous pair of blonde bombshells known as the Wakefield sisters, especially since the musicality of the project limits the field of young actors and actresses quite a bit. Click through to see who we’d cast for the musical film, and let us know if you agree or disagree with our choices in the comments!
Todd Wilkins — Cory Monteith
Who better to play Elizabeth’s tall, popular, handsome and frat-tastic basketball boyfriend than all-American Canadian Cory Monteith? He’s already got that wounded, confused thing going on, so he should be all set for handling Liz’s many dalliances. Supposedly he winds up with an alcohol problem. Sounds about right.