Simon & the Homo Sapiens Agenda is on it’s way to the big screen, and has some rather exciting cast members and current developments, which we thought we’d update you on. The story, based on the novel by Becky Albertali, is a coming of age story listed as a “dramedy” in which a teenager named Simon comes out to his classmates in a very creative way. Check out seven exciting things we know about the film, below!
1. Katherine Langford, star of 13 Reasons Why, portrays Leah Burke.
2. Nick Robinson of Jurassic World and Everything Everything portrays the titular role of Simon.
3. Miles Heizer, famous for his roles in 13 Reasons Why and Nerve, is playing Cal.
4. Colton Haynes, known for his role on Teen Wolf, is playing Kevin.
5. Jennifer Garner is portraying Simon’s mother.
6. Principal photography ended on April 23rd, 2017.
7. Greg Berlanti, a successful executive producer who has mainly worked in the world of television (Dawson’s Creek, Everwood, Political Animals, The Flash, Arrow), directed the film.
7. A release date is currently set for March 16th, 2018.