Moretz Tries Gay Conversion In “Miseducation”

Chloe Grace Moretz and Sasha Lane are set to star in the independent drama “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” for Beachside and Parkville Pictures.

Based on Emily Danforth’s coming-of-age novel of the same name, the story follows a girl who in 1993 is forced into a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with the prom queen.

Moretz is cast as the lead, an orphan who’s taken in by her ultra-conservative aunt. Lane plays her friend and fellow ‘disciple’ at the conversion therapy clinic to which they are sent. John Gallagher Jr., Forrest Goodluck and Jennifer Ehle co-star

Desiree Akhavan (“Appropriate Behavior”) is directing from a script she co-wrote with Cecilia Frugiuele.

Source: Variety