A gay love story movie

A “Love, Simon” billboard on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles on March 7. Perched above Beverly Boulevard near Fairfax Avenue, a cherry red billboard commands attention. In chunky white letters, a a gay love story movie is written to the city. To most, the advertisement for 20th Century Fox’s latest film might not make any sense.

That is until they discover that “Love, Simon” is a coming-out story. And then the unique cheekiness of the billboard becomes all the more intriguing, especially because a film in the studio system has never centered on a gay teen in this way. The fact that Fox isn’t ignoring the picture’s queer identity is notable, if not historic, in its own right. I think people are used to any kind of LGBTQ love story being undermined. Becky Albertalli, author of “Simon vs. His only confidant is an anonymous classmate with whom he trades emails and whom he soon realizes he’s in love with.

But to get to teens and young adults — the film’s core audience — Fox went to where they hang out: Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Becky Albertalli, author of “Simon vs. Summary: A doctor falls in love with a gay man and agonizes over the break up of his marriage. Starring: Alex di Dio, Kevin E. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC.

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The coming-of-age tale, adapted from Becky Albertalli’s young adult novel “Simon vs. Homo Sapiens Agenda” and directed by Greg Berlanti, is made in the spirit of the beloved teen films of John Hughes. It boasts a stellar ensemble of young actors, including Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. Logan Miller, Keiynan Lonsdale and “13 Reasons Why” star Katherine Langford. Fox is adept at marketing films of all genres, and Pam Levine, president of worldwide theatrical marketing, noted that “there’s not really a typical approach” that the studio takes. For marketing to work today, it has to be unique and customized to the film,” she said. I think the audience has gotten really desensitized and bored with the playbook, so it is always about how do you stand out and sell the unique experience that the film delivers.

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When the marketing team first screened the film, “we fell in love,” Levine said. It really became a passion project for us in the sense that the film is so great and special and we felt deserved to be seen and embraced by a really broad audience. We challenged ourselves with, ‘How do we come up with a campaign that aspires to be as special as the film? Long before “Love, Simon” went into production, fans of the source material were vocal about potential erasure of the story’s central queer theme. A “Love, Simon” bus stop ad in West Hollywood on March 7. My readers were concerned when they heard the book was optioned,” said Abertalli, whose next book, “Leah on the Offbeat,” out April 24, is a sequel to ” Simon vs. The fact that Fox chose to lean into the film’s identity is a step in the right direction as the industry continues diversifying its stories and the people responsible for telling them.