Shawn Christian Joins LGBTQ Drama ‘Trapped’

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Former “” star (ex-Daniel Jonas) is getting “” in the LGBTQ independent drama written and directed by . The film tells the story of Scarlet (, “”), a girl sent to a wilderness camp for difficult teenagers where she meets another girl named Dylan (, “Little ”). Together, they create a bond that is tested through experiences beyond their perceived realm of existence. Christian will play Peter Evans.

Documenting his journey on his Instagram page, Christian first teased his joining the film earlier this month when he posted a video of each of his co-star’s feet: “Table read for my next project. Meet the cast,” he wrote using the hashtags “film” and “adventure.” The actor also shared a picture showing him looking in the mirror while smoking what appears to be a cigar. “In character. Self reflection,” noted Christian.

Filming commenced on the film on Thursday, August 17, and Christian posted a clip of the drive he took leading to the Los Angeles based set. “Location location. Pulling onto set early this morning for ‘Trapped,'” wrote the actor. In another posting he shared a selfie with co-star , who plays a younger Scarlett in the film. “Never a dull moment on set with the adorable Kiana,” he said.

Set for a 2018 release, the film also stars  (CBS’ reboot of “”) and features  (“”) and (“”).  The supporting cast includes: , , (“”), , , , and .

Since leaving “DAYS” in 2016, Christian has gone on to play Alan Mills in Freeform’s “,” which received a second season order earlier this month from the cable network.

Deadline first reported the news.

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