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Charlie may be a the strong, silent type, but the "Perks of Being a Wallflower" protagonist knows a thing or two about style... and we're not just talking about his ability to write letters to an unknown friend.
Logan Lerman's character knows the finer points of wearing a suit, while his more outgoing friends, played by Ezra Miller, Emma Watson and Mae Whitman rock some decidedly looks ranging from punk rock to totally preppy. And, despite the fact that the film takes place in the early 1990s, the fashions of the film — like the themes — still totally translate.
Check out the latest Get the Goods for some of our favorite looks from the movie.
If we had known there was a "Fans" section on the set of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," we probably would've been there, too.
"Perks" is based on the epistolary (a la "Dracula") novel by Stephen Chbosky (who also adapted and directed the film), originally published by MTV Books in February 1999. The book has since garnered a very passionate fan base, with many readers considering it to be the coming-of-age story for their generation.
So it comes as no surprise that some of these fans would camp out just outside the set of the "Perks" movie, just to be a part of it in some way — a "'Perks' Pilgrimage," as it's described by Ezra Miller, who plays Patrick in the film. Get More »
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is among the most closely-watched upcoming adaptations, with casting choices being debated by the book's fans. But the production seems to be in good hands (John Malkovich is one of the producers, and author Stephen Chbosky is penning the screenplay), and few can argue with the casting of Logan Lerman and Emma Watson.
Today, the cast picked up another wonderful young actress: Mae Whitman.
According to Variety, Whitman has signed onto "Wallflower" to play Mary Elizabeth, the protagonist's first girlfriend. She's a fierce vegetarian who hates her parents, admires Communism via the movie "Reds," toys with lesbianism, and publishes a magazine called "Punk Rocky." She's a tough character to cast -- Mary Elizabeth needs to be pretty, talented, smart, and cool. Get More »