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Movie Shot in Peters Gets Release Date

MTV's Hollywood Crush reports 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' will debut in September.

A movie shot in and around Pittsburgh last summer will soon be coming to the big screen.

MTV's Hollywood Crush reports The Perks of Being a Wallflower will open in limited release on Sept. 14.

The USA release date listed on IMDb is Sept. 21.

The movie trailer will debut during the MTV Movie Awards pre-show on June 3. Actress Emma Watson let the news loose on Twitter in May.

Upper St. Clair native Stephen Chbosky directed the film. The movie is based on a novel he wrote, also titled The Perks of Being a Wallflower, about an introverted high school freshman who learns things about drug use, sex and suicide.

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The film company paid the $2,000 a day. No school name will be visible, but the Indian mascot will be used.

Scenes were also shot at  and the Fort Pitt Tunnels.

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