Michael Cera (“Superbad,” TV’s “Arrested Development”) has signed on to star in Dimension Films’ “Youth in Revolt,” an adaptation of the best-selling C.D. Payne novel says the trades.
Payne’s self-published “Youth in Revolt” became an underground sensation and garnered a youthful cult following throughout the world, leading to a series of books featuring a teenager named Nick Twisp.
The novels follows Nick Twisp who strives to balance out his budding sexual urges while remaining an intellectual teenager in a world of moronic adults.
In the first novel, Twisp meets the girl of his dreams while on a family vacation and he turns his life and the lives of all those around him upside down in order to be with her. Gustin Nash wrote the screenplay.
David Permut (“Charlie Bartlett”) is producing. No director is set yet.