Nick Robinson in Talks to Play the Lead in Novel ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’



Variety reports, Nick Robinson is in talks to play the lead in the film adaptation of novel ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.’ Written by Becky Albertalli, this is a coming-out story about a closeted gay teen being blackmailed by his own classmate after reading his personal emails.

CW’s Greg Berlanti is set to direct the film while Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger have written the script. Fox’s Temple Hill will produce and distribute. 

Robinson also starred in the film adaptation of YA novel ‘The 5th Wave.’ In addition, he has another upcoming YA film with Amandla Stenberg titled ‘Everything, Everything,’ it’s slated for a 2017 release.