Based on a young-adult novel by Gayle Forman, the story follows a talented young classical musician. After a fatal car accident that kills most of her family, she ends up in a coma and has an out-of-body experience. The young prodigy must choose between living her life in the aftermath of the accident or giving up and dying.
Chloe Moretz will next be seen in Kimberly Peirce's horror reboot Carrie and will be reprising her role in Jeff Wadlow's Kick-Ass 2.
MGM is currently casting for the remaining roles. Production is slated to begin this October in Vancouver.
If I Stay is in development and stars Chloe Moretz, Mireille Enos, Liana Liberato, Lauren Lee Smith, Jamie Blackley, Aliyah O'Brien, Chelah Horsdal, Joshua Leonard. The film is directed by R.J. Cutler.