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'Sweet Valley High,' Francine Pascal
Story: Although they are identical twins, the similarities between Southern California beauties Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are external only. Jessica is a cheerleader, and a schemer, and always gets exactly what she wants, no matter the cost. Elizabeth is cerebral, a reporter for the school's Web site and beloved by all her classmates.
Attached: A big-screen version of the familiar series is being penned by Oscar-winning "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody.