Comedy Horror CLARE AT 16 Sets Madelaine Petsch As Star

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Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale) is set to star and executive produce comedy horror Clare At 16.

Clare at 16 tells the story of average Catholic high school student Clare Bleecker, who lives with her grandparents after being orphaned. She seems normal, but Clare will do whatever it takes to protect loved ones when confronted by the evil she faces in her small town.

The film is based on an upcoming novel written by Don Roff, check out the cover below.

Petsch released the following statement upon joining the project:

“The minute I picked up the script I was instantly intrigued by Clare. She has so much going on beneath the surface at any given moment and has a very interesting way of problem solving which will make being her very fun and challenging. I’m thrilled and honored to be bringing her to life with an amazing team!”

Mark Pavia, who directed Stephen King’s The Night Flier, will write the feature adaptation and direct.