Victoria Justice lands lead role on MTV

By Marie Blake,

Nickelodeon star, Victoria Justice, returns to television after landing a lead role in MTV's Eye Candy.

The 20-year-old former star of Nickelodeon's Victorious, has a successful career in music and film.

Now, The Wrap reports Justice will return to television as the lead role in Eye Candy, a drama show based on the R.L. Stine novel.

Justice will play Lindy, a computer blogger, who is convinced to start online dating. After being stalked online, Lindy suspects one of her suitors to be the culprit. She teams up with the cyber-police to catch the deadly stalker who is loose somewhere in Manhattan.

"Victoria Justice is exactly someone we want to be in business with," Susanne Daniels, MTV programming president, said. "Not only does she resonate with our audience, she has a huge fan base and is extremely talented. We are very lucky to have her."

Justice recently wrapped up her summer tour with Big Time Rush, and also recently teamed up with Zumba Fitness for her song "Shake."

Variety reports that Emmy Grinwis will serve as writer and executive producer alongside Catherine Hardwick (Twilight), Jason Blum (Insidious, Sinister), Yvonne Bernard, and Beth Elise Hawk.

Photo Courtesy of Nickelodeon



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