'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.
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."Read more: »
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