Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Watchmen," "Supernatural") and Chloe Moretz ("Hugo," "Kick Ass") are teaming for Karyn Kusama's gritty indie drama "The Rut" at Water Bear/Aaron Magnani Prods. reports Variety.
Moretz plays a teenage girl who aims to win the approval of her father (Morgan) by journeying into the wilderness alone to hunt the greatest of deer. Kevin Caruso wrote the script.
The pair previously worked together on the recent thriller "Texas Killing Fields". Aaron Magnani and Martha Griffin will produce.