Ana Ortiz to star in Disney+ adaptation of Love, Simon

The movie was based on Becky Albertalli’s young adult novel Simon vs. Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker, who wrote the screenplay for the film, will be penning and executive producing the series. 0
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According to Deadline, the series will be launched on the studio’s soon-to-be-launched streaming service, Disney+. The 2018 film, featuring Nick Robinson in the lead, follows Simon Spier, a closeted gay high school boy who is forced to balance his friends, his family, and the blackmailer threatening to out him to the entire school, while simultaneously attempting to discover the identity of the anonymous classmate with whom he has fallen in love online. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. Ortiz, best known for starring in shows such as Ugly Betty and Whiskey Cavalier, will portray Victor’s mother, Isabel. Advertising

The new series will follow a different young character, named Victor.