Kate Walsh Joins The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Kate Walsh is set to join Emma Watson and Logan Lerman in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, according to Entertainment Weekly

Walsh will play a Midwestern mother who is concern about her son (Lerman) who is a high school freshman and very shy. In the novel, he goes under the alias "Charlie" as he describes various scenes in his life by writing a series of letters to an anonymous person, whom he does not know personally. 

Kate Walsh Joins The Perks of Being a Wallflower

He is befriended by a party-girl (Watson), who also happens to be a senior and shows him things he has never before experienced.

Stephen Chbosky, the author of the novel has written the screenplay and will also be directing the film.

The film co-stars Mae Whitman (Parenthood), Johnny Simmons, and Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries).  Production is currently underway in Pittsburgh. 

The film is set for a 2012 release.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes

I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were a lot of little kids there. I watched them flying. Doing jumps and having races. And I thought that all those little kids are going to grow up someday. And all of those little kids are going to do the things that we do. And they will all kiss someone someday. But for now, sledding is enough. I think it would be great if sledding were always enough, but it isn't.

Charlie

Charlie: I really wanna be a writer but I don't know what I'd write about.
Sam: You can write about us.
Patrick: Call it 'The Slut and the Falcon' make us solve crimes.

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