Love, Simon Getting a TV Show Adaptation

Kayti Burt Apr 11, 2019

Becky Albertalli's queer young adult book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is being made into a TV show.

Romantic comedies got a lot of much-deserved love and attention in 2018; one of the less-talked-about contributions to that glorious rom-com resurgence was the Greg Berlanti-directed Love, Simon, an adaptation of Becky Albertalli's queer young adult book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Love, Simon was a critical and box office success, making $66 million on a $10-$17 million budget as the first major Hollywood film to center around a gay teen romance. While there has been no official movement on adapting Albertalli's sequel—Leah on the Offbeat, which centers on Simon's best (played by 13 Reasons Why's Katherine Langford in the film)—Variety just announced that a Love, Simon TV series is in development at Disney+, Disney's upcoming streaming service.

The Love, Simon story centers around Simon,
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