Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz joins drama Hick

Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz has signed to star in upcoming indie drama Hick.

Moretz will play a 13-year-old Nebraska native who runs away to Las Vegas in director Derick Martini’s coming-of-age story.

The film will be based on Andrea Portes’ novel of the same name. Portes adapted the book for the screen.

Filming is scheduled to begin in New Mexico later this year.