‘Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda’ Movie in the Works

'Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda'
Courtesy of HarperCollins

Fox 2000 is developing a movie based on Becky Albertalli’s coming-of-age novel “Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda.”

The studio has signed Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker to adapt. Producers are Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner of Temple Hill Entertainment along with Pouya Shahbazian of New Leaf Literary & Media. New Leaf’s Chris McEwen will be associate producing.

The book centers on a 16-year-old closeted gay student who is dealing with his secret being exposed after one of his personal emails falls into the wrong hands. The novel was published in April by HarperCollins.

Temple Hill has been active in adapting novels for the big screen, including “The Maze Runner,” “Paper Towns” and “The Fault in our Stars.” Shahbazian is a producer of the “Divergent” movies.

The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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  1. Shantae Sterling ,
    I’m a huge fan of the novel . I beleive my personality and that of the novels main character “abby” is one and the same . I’m an aspiring actor and would be overjoyed to be given the oppurtunity to even audition for a role in this movie . If anyone has information on how I could audition for this please let me know how and when.
    Race: African American
    Height : 5’4
    Hair and eye color: dark brown

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