Jesse McCartney will star in FOX’s drama pilot Locke & Key, reports Deadline. He will play Ty Locke, the male lead on the show based on Joe Hill’s comic about of Nina Locke (Miranda Otto) and her three children, Tyler (McCartney), Kinsey (Sarah Bolger) and Bode (Skylar Gaertner) who, after the brutal murder
of Nina’s husband Rendell Locke, return to Keyhouse, his old family home in Massachusetts. There, they are pestered by an evil entity that’s determined to hold the family hostage one way or another until it gets what it wants. Ty was the closest with his dad and carries a special guilt for his father’s death. He isolates himself a bit by retreating into his music.