Watson confirms doing ‘Perks Of Being A Wallflower’

February 11th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has confirmed she will feature in the movie “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.The 20-year-old actress, who earlier said she might give up her film career to focus on fashion, wrote on Twitter: “Hi all, just wanted to tell you that for once a story in the papers is true! I’m filming ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’ this summer. Can’t wait!(sic)”

Contactmusic.com reports that Logan Lerman will take the leading male role in the coming-of-age drama based on the book by Stephen Chbosky.

The movie tells the tale of a young man named Charlie who falls in love with an older girl (played by Emma) while dealing with his own mental health issues and the suicide of his best friend.

Chbosky has written the screenplay and will direct the movie.

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