Thorne to Star in “Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip”

Bella Thorne has a chip(munk) on her shoulder…

The 17-year-old half-Cuban American actress-singer has been cast in 20th Century Fox’s sequel Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip.

Bella Thorne

In the film, a series of misunderstandings has led mischievous chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York and dump them. Thorne will satr as Ashley in the film.

Thorne, who recently landed a starring role in ABC Family’s drama project Famous In Love, rose to acclaim as the star of the Disney Channel series Shake It Up!

Her recent credits include The DUFF, Big Love and My Own Worst Enemy.

She next appears in the features Home Invasion, Big Sky and Amityville: The Awakening.

Directed by Walt Becker, the fourth film in the animated/live-action franchise is set for release December 23.

Thorne Starring Opposite Kyra Sedgwick in the Thriller “Big Sky”

The (big) sky’s the limit for Bella Thorne

The 16-year-old half-Cuban American actress and former Shake It Up star has signed on to star opposite Kyra Sedgwick in the thriller Big Sky.

Bella Thorne

The film is the English language debut of Jorge Michel Grau, who directed the original Spanish language thriller We Are What We Are.

Thorne will portray Hazel while the former The Closer star will play her protective mother Dee.

On their way to a desert facility to help Hazel deal with her paralyzing agoraphobia, the two find themselves attacked by gunmen and the teen has to fight her own demons for the mother-daughter duo to survive.

Production on the film, from an original screenplay by Evan M. Wiener, starts this week in Albuquerque.

It’s the latest project for the Disney Channel star, who is taking on more mature material.

Earlier this year, Thorne joined the cast of Home Invasion and starred in the Adam SandlerDrew Barrymore comedy The Familymoon (previously called Blended).

She is next set for Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.