Mientus will play the character Jackson in the drama that follows aspiring journalist April (Italia Ricci) after she learns she has cancer. "Chasing Life" was formerly titled "Terminales."
Mientus' stage credits include Off-Broadway's Carrie, the national tour of Spring Awakening and the New York Musical Theatre Festival production of Shine! Mientus also played Mark in a 2011 production of Rent for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, UT, and appeared in NYMF's Crazy, Just Like Me.
The cast of "Chasing Life" also includes Augusto Aguilera, Mary Page Keller, Aisha Dee, Richard Brancatisano, Haley Ramm and Abhi Sinha.
"Chasing Life" will premiere in 2014.