Roberts and Highmore Doing Homework

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Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore are starring in the teen romance Homework, which is currently filming in New York, says Variety. The cast also includes Michael Angarano, Alicia Silverstone, Elizabeth Reaser, Blair Underwood, Sam Robards and Rita Wilson.

The trade says the film is “about a homework-averse high school student (Highmore) who strikes up an unexpected friendship with the girl he’s loved from a distance (Roberts).”

Angarano plays a graduate of the high school, while Wilson and Sam Robards play the mother and stepfather, respectively, of Highmore’s character.

Writer/director Gavin Wiesen is making his feature debut on the project. Gigi Films’ Gia Walsh and Kara Baker, Darren Goldberg and Mint Pictures’ P. Jennifer Dana are producing.