Ben Hardy Joins Modern Cyrano de Bergerac Film

Actor Ben Hardy, the British soap star turned Angel in “X-Men Apocalypse,” has scored a leading role in “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”.

A modern retelling of “Cyrano de Bergerac” with a cyber bullying theme and a female-empowerment focus, the story follows a case of mistaken identity that results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes

Ian Samuels is attached to direct the project from a script by Lindsey Beer. Molly Smith, Rachel Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill are producing.

Source: Deadline