The source, who reportedly is closely related to the TV project, said the "Most Wanted" singer is being considered for the role of the daughter of the Beverly Hills High principal in the CW series, People.com reported Friday.
The 20-year-old previously appeared on TV series such as "Lizzie McGuire" and films such as "A Cinderella Story" and "Cheaper by the Dozen."
People.com said if Duff accepts the role, she would join actor Dustin Milligan and "Nip/Tuck" actress AnnaLynne McCord in the cast.
The original "90210" series ran from 1990 to 2000 and followed the lives of several Beverly Hills high school students struggling with various issues and romantic relationships.
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