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Emma Watson Cast as Sam in Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Watson, the stunning star of "Harry Potter" movie stardom, has been cast as "Sam" in the film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." "Perks" author Steven Chbosky confirmed Watson's role while visiting Slippery Rock University.

Filming for "Perks" will begin in May 2011 under direction of Chbosky. Logan Lerman of "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightening Thief" has been cast as "Charlie" in the lead role of "Perks" per reports from MTV and Variety. "Perks" will be filmed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Perks" centers around the life and times of Charlie, freshman in a Pittsburgh highschool who pens a series of letters to an anonymous reader exploring teenage sexuality, abuse, introversion, and the rite of passage into adolescence and adulthood.

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