Highmore, Roberts Have “Homework”

Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore have joined the cast of the teen romance drama “Homework” for Gigi Films reports Variety.

Highmore plays a high school student who strikes up an unexpected friendship with the girl he’s loved from a distance (Roberts).

Also starring are Michael Angarano as a graduate along with Rita Wilson and Sam Robards as his mother and stepdad. Alicia Silverstone, Elizabeth Reaser and Blair Underwood also star.

Gavin Wiesen penned the script and makes his directorial debut on the project. Gia Walsh and Kara Baker, Darren Goldberg and Mint Pictures’ P. Jennifer Dana are producing.

Filming is currently underway in New York City.