Johanna E. Braddy and Kyle Gallner have signed on to star in Unicorns, the indie drama from writer-director Leah Meyerhoff.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will be produced by Frozen River producer Heather Rae and executive produced by Allison Anders.

Unicorns centers on an awkward teenage girl who escapes to a fantasy world when her first romantic relationship turns increasingly abusive.

First-time feature director Meyerhoff created the Student Academy Award-nominated short film Twitch and is pursuing a master of fine arts degree at NYU.

The film is scheduled to enter production in the summer.