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Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard Join 'Diary of a Teenage Girl'

January 11, 2014 (5:37 am) GMT
The coming of age story based on Phoebe Gloeckner's graphic novel of the same title will follow a teen who is caught up in an affair with her mother's boyfriend.
Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard Join 'Diary of a Teenage Girl'

and are set to share screen in "". Coming from first-time writer-director Marielle Heller, the upcoming feature film is an adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner's graphic novel of the same title.

The movie set in 1970s will follow a brutally honest teenage artist as she attempts to navigate her way through an affair with her mother's boyfriend. 21-year-old British actress is tapped to portray the lead role, marking her U.S. feature debut.

Wiig gained a lot of attention through her stint on "" and made a breakthrough performance on the big screen in "". The actress was recently starring opposite in "".

Skarsgard, meanwhile, is best known for his role as vampire sheriff of Area 5 in "". In 2013, he at least had three movie releases, "", "" and "". He is currently involved in the production of "".

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