Amandla Stenberg (best known for her role as Rue in Hunger Games) will star in Everything Everything, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The film is based on a Young Adult novel by Nicola Yoon. The book debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Young Adult best-seller list.
The film is slated to begin production in September.
Stenberg is also set to star in The Hate U Give, a film that tackles police brutality and #BlackLivesMatter.
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