Jennifer Garner has joined the cast of Greg Berlanti’s new film “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” for Fox 2000.
An adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s young adult best-seller, Nick Robinson plays a high school junior named Simon whose sexual-orientation secret falls into the hands of the class clown Martin (Logan Miller).
Simon finds himself in a complicated situation when he’s blackmailed into helping Martin get to know his best friend, Abby, the new girl in school. Garner will play Simon’s mother.
Berlanti is best known as the showrunner of The CW’s DC Comics-based superhero shows. Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, Pouya Shahbazian are producing.