Courtney Love to star in film version of 'The Possibility of Fireflies'
UPI News Service, 05/13/2016
Courtney Love and actress Joey King are to lead the cast of "The Possibility of Fireflies," a coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1989 in suburban Maryland.
Deborah Chow is directing the adaptation from a screenplay written by Dominique Paul, author of the original novel.
The film follows "Ellie Roma -- a precocious teenager with dreams of becoming a writer -- who must cope with her chaotic, self-destructive mother Susanna and a volatile, metal-head sister, Gwen," a press release said. "When Ellie falls in love with her older neighbor, aspiring singer Leo, she finds herself caught in the alluring undertow of a reckless rock 'n' roll freedom, and must make a decision that will change her life forever."
"We're so thrilled to secure such an incredibly talented duo in Joey King and Courtney Love to lead this cast," Chow said in a statement. "Joey has proven herself to be one of the most talented, young actresses working today, and as an iconic rock musician, who is also a versatile and fearless actress, Courtney is the perfect fit for this music-infused story."
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