Los Angeles: Director Kyle Newman has reportedly cast Jessica Alba in his upcoming action comedy movie, `Barely Lethal`. She will play a villain.
The mother-of-two is the latest addition to the cast ensemble after Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L. Jackson, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Written by John D`Arco, the film will feature Steinfeld as a 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a normal adolescence.
She fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school where she quickly learns that being popular can be painful.