‘Love, Simon’ Series at Disney Plus Casts Michael Cimino in Lead Role

Variety | 8/15/2019 | Joe Otterson
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The upcoming series adaptation of the film “Love, Simon” has found its lead.

Michael Cimino has been cast as Victor in the Disney Plus series. Victor is 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.

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Cimino joins previously announced cast member Ana Ortiz, who will play Victor’s mother Isabel. Nick Robinson, who starred in the film, will narrate the half-hour series in addition to serving as producer.

Cimino’s previous credits include the film “Annabelle Comes Home” and the “Training Day” TV series at CBS. He is repped by Amsel Eisenstadt Frazier & Hinojosa Talent Agency.

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The cast will also 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; 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...
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