The 23-year-old musician has been cast as Tyler Locke in FOX’s drama pilot Locke & Key, Deadline reports.
Based on Joe Hill’s comic of the same name, the drama centers on Nina Locke (Miranda Otto) and her three children, Tyler (McCartney), Kinsey (Sarah Bolger), and Bode (Skylar Gaertner) who, after the brutal murder of Nina’s husband Rendell Locke, return to Keyhouse, his old family home in Massachusetts.
There, they are pestered by an evil entity that’s determined to hold the family hostage one way or another until it gets what it wants.
In the series, Jesse will also have a chance to show off his musical talents. According to the character description, Ty was the closest with his dad isolates himself a bit by retreating into his music.
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