Emma Roberts has officially been cast in the lead role for Fox's upcoming drama pilot DELIRIUM.
From Karyn Usher, the project is based upon Lauren Oliver's young adult trilogy, and follows Lena Holoway (Roberts), who falls in love in a society where the emotional - and all of its various incarnations - are illegal. Usher will executive producer with Peter Chernin, Paula Mazur, and Katherine Pope.
Roberts recently appeared in the coming-of-age movies Wild Child, Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac and Lymelife. Roberts appeared in the 2009 family film Hotel for Dogs and The Winning Season. In 2010, she appeared in Valentine's Day, which also starred her aunt, Julia Roberts. Later the same year, she had a leading role in It's Kind of a Funny Story. She is now starring in the popular horror series sequel, Scream 4, along with Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette. She has most recently appeared in Jesse & Celeste Forever, and stars in the upcoming films Adult World, Empire State, and We're The Millers.
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