It’s looking like Nick Robinson will go from battling dinosaurs to battling the process of coming out.
‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ actor revealed
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 21-year-old Nick Robinson is in talks to play Simon in the book to film adaptation of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda written by Becky Albertalli. The movie will be directed by CW/DC Universe mastermind Greg Berlanti.
Nick Robinson is best known for his supporting role in Jurassic World, in which he played big brother Zach Mitchell. He also co-starred as Ben in the book to film adaptation of the dystopian novel The 5th Wave starring Chloe Moretz.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is an excellent coming of age/coming out LGBT YA novel which we’ve raved about here on Hypable before. Nick Robinson is definitely an actor we can picture in the role, so we can’t wait to see him play the adorable character.
The film is being produced by Wyck Godfrey’s Temple Hill Entertainment, who’s responsible for The Maze Runner series, The Twilight Saga, and the upcoming Power Rangers.
What do think of Nick Robinson as Simon?
If you haven’t read it yet, we highly recommend that you do. The book was first published last year:
After you read it, be sure to check out our exclusive interview with Becky Albertalli. Simon was her first novel!
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