Vanessa Hudgens has joined the cast of Todd Graff's upcoming teenage dramedy Will. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Graff and Josh Cagan wrote the screenplay.

The film follows a high school misfit and a popular girl that form an unlikely friendship through their shared love of music. Together, they form a band of outcasts and go on to perform in a musical competition.

Hudgens is playing the fifteen-year-old stuttering Sam. She becomes romantically entangled with the lead outcast.

The movie will begin production this February in Austin.