'Pretty Little Liars' Ashley Benson tapped for 'Pixels' role

By Kyle Johnson,

Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson has been tapped for a role in the upcoming Adam Sandler video game comedy Pixels.


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According to The Wrap, who first learned of the casting, Benson will appear as Lady Lisa, who is described as a warrior character from fake video game Dojo Quest.

Benson joins a cast with Sandler, Brian Cox, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan and Kevin James. Chris Columbus is in the director's chair for the film, based off Tim Herlihy and Tim Dowling's script.

The comedy from Sony Pictures Entertainment follows a group of video game players who are tasked with saving the planet from aliens who attack Earth after seeing classic video games and assuming they are a declaration of war.

In their assault on the planet, the aliens use strategies learned from watching feeds of the video games.

Pixels is set to hit theaters May 15, 2015.

Image courtesy of INFphoto.com

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