You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Cera joining Dimension’s ‘Revolt’

Nash's teen comedy based on Payne's book

Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment. 

David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg. 

Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves around the adventures of a teenager who meets the girl of his dreams while on a family vacation and turns his life upside down in order to be with her.

Payne self-published the novel in 1993. Book, centered on a cynical and sex-obsessed 14-year-old, became an underground success, and he wrote three sequels. Permut acquired feature rights in 2003 and originally set up the project with Artisan.

Cera starred on “Arrested Development” and will star in “Juno” for Fox Searchlight, premiering at the Toronto Film Festival. He was recently cast with Jack Black in “The Year One” and launched a Web-based series, “Clark & Michael,” about his life in Hollywood.

Permut has completed teen comedy “Charlie Bartlett,” also penned by Nash and set for release by MGM. Permut’s also producing “Local Color,” “Without a Badge” and “Brother Sam.”

More Scene

  • Hong Chau American Woman

    'Downsizing' Star Hong Chau on Men and #MeToo: 'I Don't Want to Tell Somebody What to Say'

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • Common Would Support Oprah for President

    Common Says An Oprah Presidency Would Bring America Back to 'Compassionate Leaders' That 'Care About Human Beings' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • SAG Awards Prep

    Sneak Peek at 2018 SAG Awards Post-Show Gala

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • grace and frankie lisa kudrow

    Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin Talk the Realities of Aging at ‘Grace and Frankie’ Season 4 Premiere

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • Sundance Parties

    Sundance 2018: The Insider's Party Guide

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • '12 Strong' film premiere

    '12 Strong': Chris Hemsworth Hopes Film Can Reduce 'Misconceptions' About Afghanistan

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

  • Guillermo del Toro, Greta Gerwig and

    Timothée Chalamet Says He'd Love to Work With Christopher Nolan or Guillermo del Toro

    Michael Cera (“Superbad”) will star in Dimension’s teen comedy “Youth in Revolt,” a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.  David Permut will produce. Permut Presentations VP of production Steve Longi will co-produce along with Miranda Freiberg.  Gustin Nash script is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by C.D. Payne. Story revolves […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content