Garrett Clayton, who played high school heartthrob Link in NBC's Hairspray Live!, will star in teen suicide drama Reach.
Clayton will play Steven, a socially awkward genius who has a plan to kill himself because of high school bullies and a strained relationship with his widower father. These plans are sidelined when a quirky new kid enters his life, allowing Steven to reach beyond his comfort zone.
Jordan Doww and Joey Bragg will also star in the feature from director Jarret Tarnol.
Maria Capp will produce Reach, which she co-wrote with Johnny James Fiore and Grant Harling, who will also star. Autumn Bailey and Charles Box will also produce.
Clayton also starred in Teen Beach Movie and James Franco's King Cobra. He is repped by Gersh and Gang Tyre.