Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 25, 2015

VARIETYFox Searchlight will release “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” on July 1 in the U.S. in a limited release.

The drama, directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, won the grand jury prize and audience award for best U.S. dramatic feature at the Sundance Film Festival last month.

Thomas Mann stars as a high school senior who’s secretly making bizarre films with his only friend, Earl, when he’s forced by his mother to befriend a classmate with leukemia. RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman, Connie Britton and Molly Shannon co-star.

Producers are Jeremy Dawson and Dan Fogelman. Jesse Andrews adapted the script from his book.

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