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‘Love, Simon’ Is the Love Story We All Need

Everyone deserves a great first love story.

Everyone deserves a great first love story.

A gorgeous coming of age story based on Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, Love, Simon is a funny and heartfelt story about finding yourself and falling in love.

Simon Spier, played by the wonderful Nick Robinson (Jurassic World) is a 17-year-old high school senior who hasn’t yet told anyone that he’s gay. Amidst this, he is forced to balance his friends, his family, his anonymous email pen pal and love interest Blue, and a mysterious blackmailer threatening to out him to the entire school.

The film is directed by Greg Berlanti (Riverdale, The Flash, Supergirl), with a screenplay by Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker (This is Us) and producers from The Fault In Our StarsCritics have already been raving about this fresh and tender look at young love and being true to yourself.

 You can watch the trailer below and catch it in cinemas on March 29.