The upcoming adaption of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli has cast none other than Nick Robinson as it’s Simon! The story follows Simon, a homosexual teenager who has not yet come out. When he accidentally sends an e-mail to the wrong person his secret, as well as the secret of the guy he has been e-mailing, threaten to emerge. Simon must find a way to navigate his way through coming out before someone pushes him out. This is a brilliant coming of age LGBT story!
The adaption is to be directed by Greg Berlanti who is known for the romantic comedy Life as We Know It as well as the tv series’ Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and the upcoming Archie comic adaption, Riverdale. It is to be produced by Temple Hill Entertainment known for The Maze Runner, The Twilight Saga and the upcoming Power Rangers movie.
Nick Robinson is no stranger to book to movie adaptions after portraying Ben in The 5th Wave earlier this year. Robinson is also to star opposite Amandla Stenberg in the upcoming adaption of Nichola Yoon’s Everything, Everything, set to hit theatres in August 2017. With so much adaption experience there is no doubt that Robinson will rock the big screen as Simon!
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