Directed by Rose Troche, the film follows a young man (Lonsdale) who, on the advice of his best friend (Sprouse) creates a fake, social media boyfriend to keep his ex-lover out of his life. The plan backfires when he meets the real love of his life, and breaking up with his fake boyfriend proves hard to do.
“My Fake Boyfriend is a fresh comedy with universal appeal, led by an exciting, diverse cast of talent,” said Richard Alan Reid, SVP of Global Content & Head of Studio at BuzzFeed, in announcing the project with Lauren Bixby, Vice President, Co-Productions & Acquisitions
for Lionsgate. “There is no better person to tell this queer love story than Rose Troche,