WHO’S IN IT?
Nick Robinson (Jurassic World), Josh Duhamel (Life as We Know It), Jennifer Garner (Juno), Katherine Langford (The Misguided), Alexandra Shipp (Straight Outta Compton), Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Brigsby Bear), Miles Heizer (Nerve), Logan Miller (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse), Keiynan Lonsdale (The Finest Hours), Tony Hale (American Ultra), Talitha Bateman (Annabelle: Creation), Drew Starkey (film debut), Joey Pollari (Eden), Natasha Rothwell (A Year and Change), Bryson Pitts (The Surface), Nye Reynolds (Spooked), Skye Mowbray (Logan Lucky)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Greg Berlanti (Life as We Know It), director; Elizabeth Berger (film debut) and Isaac Aptaker (film debut), writers; Marty Bowen (Paper Towns), Wyck Godfrey (The Maze Runner), Isaac Klausner (The Fault in our Stars) and Pouya Shahbazian (American Honey), producers; Rob Simonsen (The Way Way Back), composer; John Guleserian (Like Crazy), cinematographer; Harry Jierjian (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
17-year-old Simon Spier (Robinson) struggles to tell people the fact that he is gay, and keeps it a secret from his friends and family. However, when he starts an online conversation with an anonymous fellow high school student who is also gay, he sets out on a mission to find him just as he starts to feel more comfortable with who he is…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Everybody, no matter what race or sexuality, deserves a love story, and Love, Simon is a witty and sweet step forward for gay cinema, in what has to be the most mainstream and most accessible gay teen romance film to date.