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MAR
21
2 YEARS

Sony Acquires Teen Romancer 'The First Time'

The film, starring Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson and Victoria Justice, premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in January.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has picked up all US. rights to The First Time, the teen romance written and directed by Jonathan Kasdan.

SPWA also picked up Canadian ancillary rights in the deal.

The movie premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was produced by Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer.

The movie is a high school romance centering on a senior and junior from different schools that meet at a party. Over the course of one weekend, a fledgling romance develops.

Up-and-comers Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf), Britt Robertson (The Secret Circle), and Victoria Justice (Fun Size) are among the stars.

No release plans were announced.