Emma Stone as "Olive Penderghast" in Screen Gems' EASY A.

Today in Movie History: September 17

Another quiet day in September, marked by one notable coming out party for a very big star. Easy A, a fresh and funny update on┬áThe Scarlet Letter, saw Emma Stone’s precocious teen first exploiting and then struggling to escape a nasty rumor spreading like wildfire across her school’s social network. It quickly gained the status of a coming-of-age classic, as …

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Happy Birthday Emma Stone!

An adorably awkward teenage girl with awesome parents who takes gossip about her sex life too far. The bitter daughter of a washed-up movie star trying to survive his desperate attempt to reinvent himself. A snarky survivor of a decidedly skewed zombie apocalypse. Comic-dom’s ultimate doomed girlfriend. Give any other actress these parts and you’d have a throwaway support mechanism …