Gender-swapped remake of ‘She’s All That’ coming to Netflix

The appropriately-named 'He's All That' will feature the original film's star Rachael Leigh Cook, TikTok star Addison Rae and more

Netflix have acquired He’s All That, a gender-swapped remake of 1999 film She’s All That.

Released 22 years ago, She’s All That was a modern take on the classic Pygmalion/My Fair Lady story starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook and the late Paul Walker. Prinze, Jr. played a high school jock who bets his best friend (Walker) that he can turn Cooke’s socially awkward art student into an unlikely prom queen.

Last year, it was announced that a remake of the film was in the works, which would see Cook returning alongside TikTok star Addison Rae and Tanner Buchanan.

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Now, Netflix have confirmed that they have acquired worldwide rights for the new film, which is set to land later this year.

A synopsis for the film reads: “The contemporary story will follow an influencer (Rae) who accepts a challenge to turn the school’s biggest loser (Buchanan) into prom king.”

She’s All That (1999).

In a previous interview with HollywoodLife last year, Cook shared her initial interest in a second film, saying: “I would be fascinated to know how they would consider doing that, but I could never answer that blindly. I think that She’s All That is an inherently high school story, but I think that there’s definitely room for revamping that idea again to bring it to a new audience.”

Back in 2013, acclaimed filmmaker M Night Shyamalan revealed he ghost-wrote She’s All That.

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When asked in an interview if audiences come to expect a trademark twist at the end of every movie he is involved in, Shyamalan said: “You’re saying the audience’s relationship started with me with The Sixth Sense. That same year I wrote Stuart Little.

“I ghost-wrote a movie that same year that would even add to the breadth of it all. I ghost-wrote the movie She’s All That.”

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