Catherine Hardwicke’s newest YA adaptation has found it’s two young leads!
Rising actors Joey King and Charlie Plummer will star in Stargirl, Catherine Hardwicke’s return to the YA field with an adaptation of the novel by Jerry Spinelli.
Published in 2000, the book centers on a homeschooled teenage girl who enrolls in an Arizona high school and through her non-conformity alters the ecosystem of the student body, while at the same time capturing the heart of star-struck boy. But when the student body turns on her, the boy tells her to go against her nature and try to fit in.
King will play Stargirl, while Plummer will play the boy who narrates the story.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter