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Sophia Bush To Star in Disney Plus's 'Love Simon' Series!

Sophia Bush has signed on to star in a recurring role of Disney Plus’s Love, Simon series!

The new Disney+ show will still be called Love, Simon, though it will follow a different young character named Victor played by lead Michael Cimino. The show will be set in the same world as the movie, and original movie star Nick Robinson will narrate the half-hour series in addition to serving as producer.

Sophia will play Veronica, Mia’s (Rachel Naomi Hilson) father’s new girlfriend. Chic and sophisticated, runs a non-profit devoted to helping women. Friendly and easy to like but can be strong-willed and tough when she needs to be, Deadline reports.

Pictured: Sophia Bush joining Chrissy Metz, Rita Wilson and Morgan Fairchild at TheWrap’s 2019 Power Women Summit held at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on Thursday (October 24) in Santa Monica, Calif.

READ MORE: ‘Annabelle Comes Home’ Star Michael Cimino To Star in Disney Plus’s ‘Love Simon’ Series!

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'Annabelle Comes Home' Star Michael Cimino To Star in Disney Plus's 'Love Simon' Series

Michael Cimino has signed on to star in the lead role of Disney Plus’s Love, Simon series.

The Annabelle Comes Home actor will play Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation.

When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school, Variety reports.

Michael joins Ana Ortiz, who will play Victor’s mother Isabel, and original movie star Nick Robinson, who will narrate the half-hour series in addition to serving as producer.

Other young stars joining the series include: James Martinez as Armando, Victor’s regular blue collar “guy’s guy” father who loves his family deeply and works hard for his family; Isabella Ferreira as Pilar, Victor’s sullen younger sister in the throws of teenage angst, and Mateo Fernandez will make his acting debut as Adrian, Victor’s adorable, good-natured little brother.

Johnny Sequoyah as Mia, Victor’s whip-smart friend with a quick wit and easy laugh; Bebe Wood as Lake, Mia’s quirky and social media-obsessed best friend; George Sear as Benji, Victor’s confident and charming classmate; Anthony Turpel as Felix, Victor’s lanky, awkward new neighbor; and Mason Gooding as Andrew, Creekwood’s cocky and popular basketball-loving jock have also joined the series.

The series is set to begin production this month in Los Angeles.

Ana Ortiz Will Star in a 'Love, Simon' Spinoff Series on Disney+

Ana Ortiz is returning to television to star in a spinoff series of the movie Love, Simon.

The new Disney+ show will still be called Love, Simon, though it will follow a different young character named Victor. The show will be set in the same world as the movie.

Ana is set to play Victor’s mother, Isabel, according to Deadline. Jennifer Garner played the mom character in the movie Love, Simon, which was a coming-of-age film about a closeted gay teen.

Ana Ortiz is most known for her work on the shows Ugly Betty and Devious Maids.

Nick Robinson's 'Love, Simon' Wins Outstanding Film at GLAAD Media Awards!

Nick Robinson and Josh Duhamel walk the carpet at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday (March 28) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The guys were joined at the event by Love, Simon co-stars Alexandra Shipp, Keiynan Lonsdale, Clark Moore, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Natasha Rothwell, as well as director Greg Berlanti with husband Robbie Rogers.

The movie won the award for Outstanding Film – Wide Release, beating out Blockers, Crazy Rich Asians, Deadpool 2, and The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

FYI: Nick is wearing Dior Men. Robbie is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna XXX. Alexandra is wearing a Reem Acra dress and Casadei shoes.

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Kristen Bell & Neil Patrick Harris Buy Out 'Love, Simon' Screenings!

Kristen Bell and Neil Patrick Harris want to make sure everyone gets a chance to see Love, Simon!

The two actors loved the movie so much that they decided to completely buy out movie theaters so people could see it for free.

Love, Simon is a KNOCKOUT. There are so many important stories that don’t get made. I am so grateful this one did. ❤️ I had absolutely nothing to do with the making of this movie—I just have a huge crush on it and I’d like to share the love. Minneapolis, please enjoy a screening of Love, Simon this Sunday on me. :) Enjoy!” Kristen wrote on her Instagram.

Neil added, “So my husband David (@dbelicious) and I enjoyed @lovesimonmovie so much, we wanted to pay it forward. Others are doing this, and I’m so on board. So we bought out a screening at a theatre in my hometown of Albuquerque, NM for this Sunday afternoon. It’s free, and a great chance to see this wonderful film. Hope you can make it!”

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls have also bought out screenings in Texas!

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Matt Bomer & Simon Halls Buy Out a Screening of 'Love, Simon' for Texas Town!

Matt Bomer and his husband Simon Halls want to make sure that everyone gets a chance to see the movie Love, Simon, so they bought out a screening to provide free tickets to some lucky fans in Texas!

The screening will be held on Sunday (March 25) at 4pm at the AMC Spring 10 in Matt‘s hometown of Spring, Tex.

“Please come see @lovesimonmovie in my hometown of Spring, TX for free! @halls.simon and I bought out the whole screening for you. This is an important movie, and a really good one. I know you’ll love it so come watch for free this Sunday!” Matt wrote on his Instagram account.

Tickets will be available at the Theater Box Office on the day of the show. Just ask the cashier for the free showing of Love, Simon. Tickets are first-come first-serve and only one ticket per person. Make sure to get there early!

Matt and Simon were both at the movie’s L.A. premiere last week.

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