Writer-actress Natasha Rothwell joins cast of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA

Fox 2000 casts former Saturday Night Live writer Natasha Rothwell in the YA adapted feature film SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA. 

Natasha Rothwell, a former writer for Saturday Night Live and executive story writer for HBO’s comedy series Insecure, has signed on for a role in the movie adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s best-selling novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

The movie is about a teenage boy named Simon Spier who is not openly gay to his classmates. As such, an e-mail from him going meant for another boy finds its way into the wrong hands, and threatens to expose his secret.

As confirmed by the author in a twee, Rothwell will be playing Ms. Albright, the no-nonsense drama teacher at Simon Spier’s high school.

Natasha joins a talented group of people in the cast, including Jennifer Garner, Nick Robinson, Logan Miller, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Talitha Bateman, and Tony Hale.

Aside from her writing credits, Rothwell also co-stars in HBO’s Insecure.


By Kait

Kait is a New Englander, a YA book and adaptation lover, and a Slythindor, as well as a red velvet and red wine enthusiast. She likes to like things. Catch her on Twitter: @kaitmary