Beanie Feldstein’s Comedy ‘How to Build a Girl’ Bought by IFC
Published on Nov 09, 2019
The deal was announced Saturday at the American Film Market in Santa Monica, Calif. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, where it won the Fipresci Special Presentations award.
“How to Build a Girl” is based on the bestselling semi-autobiographical tale by English journalist Caitlin Moran. Coky Giedroyć directed. The cast includes Paddy Considine, Alfie Allen, Emma Thompson, Chris O’Dowd, Sarah Solemani, Laurie Kynaston, Frank Dillane, and Arinze Kene.
Feldstein, whose credits include “Booksmart” and “Lady Bird,” portrays the protagonist of Moran’s story, which centers on the extroverted teenager Johanna Morrigan on her journey to becoming Dolly Wilde, music journalist as she grows up and discovers her sexuality.
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Author: Dave McNary