Cody Horn, star of the upcoming movies Flipped and Twelve, has just informed that she will be taking the lead in the new film Dead Reckoning.  The film is an adaptation of the 1996 thriller novel of the same name.

The original novel was written by Susan and Pierre LaTour and tells the story of Catherine Lakey, a chemistry professor who vanishes while vacationing in Cape Cod. Though her disappearance is assumed to be a suicide, her niece, Nancy, is unconvinced and begins to uncover clues in her aunt’s beach house that such a far more sinister fate.

Horn will probably be playing the niece, Nancy.  Filming is set to begin in September in Cape Cop, Massachusetts.