Entertainment Weekly has introduced that Lionsgate has solid Abby Ryder Fortson (Ant-Man and The Wasp) and Rachel McAdams (Physician Unusual) in Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, an adaptation of Judy Blume’s traditional novel from Kelly Fremon Craig (The Fringe of Seventeen).
Fortson will play the title position of Margaret, a younger woman who’s coming of age and navigating life whereas McAdams will play her mom Barbara.
First revealed in 1970, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret follows “Margaret Simon, a sixth grader who’s questioning the whole lot about adolescence and puberty, and looking out the universe for no matter solutions she will be able to discover. Along with her mom and grandmother attempting to information her by a time when the whole lot is altering, they too discover that you simply by no means cease questioning your path and defining what’s significant in your life.”
“Margaret and I are actually related,” Fortson mentioned to EW. “I really like her. She’s so goofy and superior. She’s all coronary heart and love and simply needs to have mates and determine who she is.”
“My readers are all the time fantasy-casting my books, however I’ve by no means performed that,” mentioned Blume. “However you recognize it if you see it, and Abby is a pure. And I’m so excited that Margaret obtained a humorous, attractive, sassy mother in Rachel.”
Craig has written the script and can direct and produce alongside James L. Brooks, Julie Ansell, Richard Sakai, Amy Brooks and Blume.
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