If you haven't heard of The Perks of Being a Wallflower yet, you're seriously missing out! This coming-of-age novel was a cult hit as soon as it was released back in 1999. Now, it's being released in film form, with Emma Watson and Logan Lerman taking the title roles. We've been watching them on the heavy press tour for the last few months, we've heard them speak about what the film means to them and now, from today, we can finally go and see the movie in cinemas across the nation. Before you do, read up on our five fast facts about Perks — from fun trivia to how similar the movie is to the book, you'll be glad for the insider knowledge when you're watching the movie!
Emma Watson stars as Sam in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and we caught up with the actress, along with the film's director, Stephen Chbosky, at the US junket. Stephen explained the moment when he knew Emma was perfect for the part, while Emma opened up about what an emotional experience watching the film was, and also revealed what scene gave her and co-star Logan Lerman an unspoken connection. The Perks of Being a Wallflower hits cinemas Nov. 29.