Two actresses have signed on for roles in The Miseducation of Cameron Post film adaptation: Chloë Grace Moretz and Sasha Lane. Other members of the cast include John Gallagher Jr., Forrest Goodluck, and Jennifer Ehle.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Desiree Akhavan will serve as the director. Akhavan collaborated with Cecilia Frugiuele to write the screenplay.
Here’s more from Variety: “The story is based on Emily Danforth’s coming-of-age novel of the same name with the film is set in 1993 and centered on a girl 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.” (via The A.V. Club)