Lost star Mark Pellegrino for Joint Body

Jacob joins Joint Body!

Lost star Mark Pellegrino has joined the cast of the upcoming drama Joint Body.

Written by Brian Jun, the story follows a parolee who is abandoned by his ex-wife and barred from seeing his young daughter. He develops a relationship with a lonely stripper, saves her from an unlikely assailant and is forced to re-evaluate his freedom as he evades the law and faces demons from his past.

Alicia Witt (“Friday Night Lights”) and Jim Parrack (“True Blood”) have also been cast.

Jun will also director the feature with James Choi and Max Velez producing the film; shooting will begin next month in Illinois.