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Merecedes Howze, Movie Scene Queen, chats with the cast of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” at the Fairmont Pittsburgh. (Photo by Alexis Tippett)Merecedes Howze, Movie Scene Queen, chats with the cast of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” at the Fairmont Pittsburgh. (Photo by Alexis Tippett)

The Sundance Film Festival favorite, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”, is a hip book-turned movie about a socially awkward high school senior who befriends a dying girl.  Starring Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and RJ Cyler, the gang, through quirky homemade films and multi-dimensional wit, reroute their high school experience when a classmate declares her terminal illness.

The cast, Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, and writer Jesse Andrews sat down with Movie Scene Queen to discuss the movie, specifically the joys of getting to know Pittsburgh.

“I could die here,” said Cooke, 21 , about the Steel City.  Her other two cast members quickly agreed.

The chemistry between the three amigos is naturally obvious on and off screen.  The cast thoroughly enjoys each other’s company.

It…

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