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Logan Lerman Will Be 'The Only Living Boy In New York' For Director Seth Gordon

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist April 18, 2011 at 5:36AM

Logan Lerman isn't yet twenty, but the actor is quickly rising. He nabbed his first tentpole role in "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" -- which has a sequel in the works -- and he's got "The Three Musketeers" arriving later this year and he's set to star in "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower" which will go in front of cameras later this spring. And he's shoring up his resumé with another character driven piece.
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Logan Lerman isn't yet twenty, but the actor is quickly rising. He nabbed his first tentpole role in "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" -- which has a sequel in the works -- and he's got "The Three Musketeers" arriving later this year and he's set to star in "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower" which will go in front of cameras later this spring. And he's shoring up his resumé with another character driven piece.

Deadline reports that Lerman is set to star in "The Only Living Boy In New York" that will be directed by Seth Gordon ("The King Of Kong," the upcoming dark comedy "Horrible Bosses"). The film is a coming-of-age tale in which a young man learns his Dad is having an affair and tries to stop it, only to become involved with the woman himself. But it will be a "quirky neighbor" who finally teaches him about love. Sounds pretty good right? Except there's one problem.

Allan Loeb. The bafflingly popular screenwriter behind such mediocre to wretched fare as "21," "The Switch," "The Dilemma" and "Just Go With It" penned the screenplay which pretty much tanks any interest we have in this. His milquetoast and edgeless work befuddles us as to why this guy is so beloved by studio or producer types. So yeah, we're keeping our expectations seriously low.

No word yet on when this will lens, but it likely won't go until Lerman wraps 'Wallflower' and Gordon finishes up 'Horrible Bosses' which is being readied for a July 8th release. And we shouldn't have to tell you this is named after a Simon & Garfunkel song.

This article is related to: Films, Actors, Seth Gordon, The Only Living Boy In New York, Logan Lerman


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