Piper Perabo, Rob Huebel, &’Insecure’s Yvonne Orji Board ‘Spontaneous’ From Awesomeness Films

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Covert Affairs alum Piper Perabo, Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital), and Yvonne Orji (Insecure) have joined the cast of Awesomeness Films’ YA sci-fi drama, Spontaneous, from writer/director Brian Duffield. The pic stars Katherine Langford as Mara Carlyle, whose life is forever changed when students in her senior class literally start exploding for no discernible reason.
Perabo will play Angela Carlyle, the loving and concerned mother of Mara. Huebel is Mara’s caring father…

‘Riverdale’ Actress Hayley Law Joins Katherine Langford In ‘Spontaneous’

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EXCLUSIVE: Hayley Law, who currently recurs as Valerie on the CW hit series, Riverdale, is set to co-star opposite Katherine Langford and Charlie Plummer in Spontaneous, the Brian Duffield written and directed film adaptation of Aaron Starmer’s popular novel. The pic, from Awesomeness Films, follows Mara Carlye (Langford), whose life is forever changed when students in her senior class literally explodes for no discernible reason.
As students continue to pop like…

‘13 Reasons Why’ Star Katherine Langford To Topline YA Film ‘Spontaneous’

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EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Langford, a newly minted Golden Globe nominee for her role in Netflix’s drama, 13 Reasons Why, is attached as the female lead in sci-fi fantasy film, Spontaneous, from writer/director Brian Duffield, based on the young adult novel of the same name by Aaron Starmer.
Langford will star as Mara Carlye, whose life is forever changed when students in her senior class literally explodes for no discernible reason. As students continue to pop like…

Lana Condor to Star in ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Movie Based on Jenny Han Novel

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Teen rom-com “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” starring Lana Condor (“X-Men: Apocalypse”) in the lead role, has begun production in Vancouver. The film, based on the novel by bestselling author Jenny Han, is being produced by Awesomeness Films and Overbrook Entertainment. “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is directed by Susan Johnson with… Read more »

Elle Fanning Circling Lead Role In Film Adaptation of Teresa Toten’s Novel ‘Beware That Girl’

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EXCLUSIVE: Elle Fanning is in talks to take the lead role in Awesomeness Films’ adaptation of Beware That Girl, a film based on the YA book by Teresa Toten. Brian Robbins, Matt Kaplan, Brian Duffield and Nicki Cortese are producing.
Said to be in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl On The Train, the psychological thriller is set against the backdrop of an elite Manhattan private school where two girls befriend, use, and manipulate each other in a game of cat and…