Me & Earl & the Dying Girl: Dan Fogelman to direct

Thu March 3, 2011 Return to Film News

  • Dan Fogelman has been set to direct "Me & Earl & the Dying Girl", an adaptation of the novel by Jesse Andrews, for Indian Paintbrush.

  • Andrews will also write the screenplay.

  • The story centers on a popular high school student in Pittsburgh who is forced by his mother to befriend a sick girl he once knew when they attended Hebrew school together. While the student has managed to be friends with every clique in school without actually committing to any of them, his commitment to the new friendship changes his life.

Source: Deadline
Related Titles: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl