Jill broke down the Locke & Key script news earlier today, and now we have word on who’s going to star as Tyler Locke in the TV adaptation, courtesy of Deadline: 23-year-old pop star/actor Jesse McCartney.
McCartney is no stranger to comic book adaptations — among his numerous voice acting credits is his current gig as Robin in Young Justice; the geek community also knows him as the voice of Roxas in the Kingdom Hearts series.
The Deadline post notes that the role will allow McCartney to use his music talents. Despite the work McCartney’s done in the genre entertainment field, it seems inevitable that his status as a former teen boy bander and appearance in photos like the above (and this one) will inspire some strong reactions in people, fair or not. So, yeah, what do you think?