Arclight Films has set Amber Heard to star as a stalker student in the thriller The Applicant, according to Screen Daily.

Eric Bross will direct the thriller, written by Jeff Rothberg and Francis X. McCarthy.

The film centers on an underage prep school senior obsessed with admission to Yale who will stop at nothing to get her way, including seducing and ruining the life of an admissions director with connections to a top Yale professor.

Production is set to begin early next year.