Nashville Actress Cast As Jem

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Aubrey Peeples attends the QVC 5th Annual Red Carpet Style event at The Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic/Getty

Here is your Jem, world! Nashville's Aubrey Peeples will play the truly outrageous rock star in the upcoming live-action movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter, with Disney star Stefanie Scott as Kimber, relative newcomer Aurora Perrineau as Shana, and The Fosters' Jayley Kiyoko as Aja. The movie is apparently already filming, though there's no new information on who's playing Jem/Jerrica's boyfriend Rio, or, even more important, who's playing the villainous Pizzazz. On Nashville, Peeples plays a media-savvy reality-TV runner-up who doesn't know that her fiancé is gay, and she certainly sings country music just fine. But can she rock Jem's signature synth-pop style? Help her, Synergy.