“Love, Simon” Series Officially Announced for Disney+

Disney+ has confirmed that an original series based on the 20th Century Fox film Love, Simon will begin production this month and will star Michael Cimino (Walk the Prank) as Victor.

About the Love, Simon series:

  • Set in the world of the film, the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation.
  • When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.

Series Cast:

  • Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) as Isabel: Victor’s smart and warm mother who loves her husband and her family, but is under a lot of pressure as they move their family across the country.
  • Nick Robinson (Love, Simon) as Narrator: Star of the film will produce and narrate the series.
  • James Martinez (Army Wives) as Armando: Victor’s regular blue collar “guy’s guy” father who loves his family deeply and works hard for his family
  • Isabella Ferreira (Orange is the New Black) as Pilar: Victor’s sullen younger sister in the throws of teenage angst
  • Mateo Fernandez as Adrian: Victor’s adorable, good-natured little brother
  • Johnny Sequoyah (American Housewife) as Mia: Victor’s whip-smart friend with a quick wit and easy laugh
  • Bebe Wood (The Real O’Neals) as Lake: Mia’s quirky and social media-obsessed best friend, Lake
  • George Sear (Will) as Benji: Victor’s confident and charming classmate
  • Anthony Turpel (9-1-1) as Felix: Victor’s lanky, awkward new neighbor
  • Mason Gooding (The Good Doctor) as Andrew: Creekwood’s cocky and popular basketball-loving jock

What They Are Saying:

  • Agnes Chu, senior vice president, content, Disney+: Love, Simon is a powerful story embraced by critics and audiences alike for its universal messages of authenticity, love, and acceptance. We are honored to partner with the talented team at 20th Century Fox Television to bring this new chapter of a beloved story to Disney+, continuing the personal and uplifting narrative that captivated fans of the original film.”
  • Executive Producers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger: We could not be more excited to be making Love, Simon for Disney. Writing Love, Simon was one of the most profound and enjoyable experiences of our careers to date and we are beyond thrilled that we get to revisit this world and tell the story of Victor, a brand new Creekwood student, and his family and friends.  We have a phenomenal group of writers with tremendously personal connections to the material crafting our episodes, and have assembled a dream team cast and crew to bring these stories to life, and cannot wait to share what we're working on with the world.”

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