Love, Simon, is based on the best selling novel by Becky Albertalli, 2015’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and is directed by Greg Berlanti (Riverdale, The Flash), follows Simon (Jurassic World‘s Nick Robinson). The film follows Simon, a teenager who starts an email romance with another closeted classmate (the title is a play on how he ends his correspondences).
The film stars a very cute and multicultural cast, one of which is up-and-coming Dominican, Jorge Lendeborg, Jr., who had a minor role in this year’s Spiderman: Homecoming; Alexandra Shipp, known as the new ‘Storm’ in the X-Men revamp, Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, and Kenyan Lonsdale. Additional cast includes, the fabulous Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel. LOVE, SIMON is scheduled to release in theaters on March 16.
Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. Directed by Greg Berlanti (Riverdale, The Flash, Supergirl), written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger (This is Us), and based on Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love.