'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' movie casts Margaret and her mom

'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' movie casts Margaret and her mom

2/22/2021 10:29:00 PM

'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' movie casts Margaret and her mom

Rachel McAdams will star in the upcoming adaptation of Judy Blume's classic.

, Rachel McAdams will be exercising her parenting muscles onscreen in a new film adaptation of a hit Judy Blume book.The actress, 42, has signed on to star in the upcoming movie"Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" as the main character's mother, Barbara Simon.

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Since it was published in 1970, the book has become one of Blume's most popular titles and chronicles the story of Margaret Simon, a sixth-grader who has a lot of questions as she navigates early adolescence.This is hardly the first book-to-film project McAdams has been a part of in her lengthy career. The actor famously starred in"The Notebook," which was adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel, and also played one of the leading roles in"Mean Girls," a film that was based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's self-help book"Queen Bees and Wannabees."

and also revealed that film producers have cast Abby Ryder Fortson as Margaret Simon. The 12-year-old is best known for her role as Paul Rudd's daughter in the"Ant-Man" film series and has also starred in the HBO series"Togetherness." headtopics.com

Film producers have found their Margaret Simon!Bauer-Griffin / GC ImagesAfter Lionsgate tweeted about the casting news, Blume expressed her excitement, writing"It’s really happening! Exciting to see the cast come together. Off to a great start with Abby and Rachel."

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This was my all time favorite book as a you g girl! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE DON'T RUIN IT!!! favoritechildhoodmemory judyblume