The Perks of Being a Wallflower Close To Getting Distribution

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Summit Entertainment is considering the distribution rights for the Indie drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower, starring Emma Watson (Harry Potter) and Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightening Thief).

The film is based on the Stephen Chbosky novel of the same name.  Chbosky will also direct the film based on his own script adaptation.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower was published in 1999 and is narrated by a shy and unpopular teenager who describes his life by writing a series of letters to an anonymous person.  He explores the difficulties of growing up, exploring both drugs and alcohol on the way.

The film will hit theaters sometime in 2012.

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Logan Lerman

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Logan Lerman was born in Beverly Hills and made his film debut at the young age of 8 in Mel Gibson's The Patriot.  Lerman was then given a starring role on the WB show, Jack & Bobby which only lasted one season but got Lerman more attention.  He was then cast in Hoot in 2006 and got his biggest breakthrough role as William Evans in 3:10 to Yuma.  Expect to see a lot more out of this rising actor!

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