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Johnny Simmons is The Late Bloomer in Signed Poster and Book Giveaway


Johnny Simmons is The Late Bloomer in Signed Poster and Book Giveaway

With people who are enduring puberty are often regarded as being among those who are the most self-serving, it’s surprising to discover the adults in their lives can be even more immature than they are in social situations. But that shocking revelation is powerfully presented as fact in the release of the new comedy-drama, ‘The Late Bloomer.’

In celebration of ‘The Late Bloomer‘s theatrical and digital release, Shockya is offering one lucky winner a signed poster, as well as a copy of the book the comedy-drama is based on, ‘The Late Bloomer: A Memoir of My Body.’ To enter, email us at Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘The Late Bloomer’s signed poster and book giveaway in the email’s subject line and message. You have until next Thursday, October 20, to enter, and you can enter the contest once daily. After October 20, we’ll pick the winner at random and notify them through email. Good luck!

‘The Late Bloomer: A Memoir of My Body’ was written by author and E! News personality, Ken Baker, who based the story on his own personal life story. The book chronicles how Baker unknowingly lived with a pituitary tumor that caused decades of sexual confusion and insecurities. But after diagnosis, a single surgery at age 28 would finally propel him through puberty and change his entire life.

The romantic comedy-drama film adaptation marks Pollak’s feature film directorial debut. ‘The Late Bloomer’ stars Johnny Simmons, Maria Bello, Brittany Snow, Jane Lynch, J.K. Simmons, Kumail Nanjiani, Beck Bennett and Paul Wesley. ‘The Late Bloomer’ is now playing in select theaters, and is also available On Demand and Digital HD from Momentum Pictures.

The following synopsis for ‘The Late Bloomer’ has been released by Momentum Pictures:

Dr. Pete Newmans (Johnny Simmons) is a successful sex therapist whose practice is almost completely devoted to helping people re-channel their sexual impulses. When Pete is hit in the nether regions during a friendly basketball game, his doctors discover a pituitary tumor that has delayed Pete’s onset of puberty for 15 years. Not only does Pete suddenly have an explanation for the various physical and mental issues that had been plaguing him, he undergoes what would normally be years of puberty in a matter of weeks. Mood swings, voice changes and acne greet Pete as he tries to navigate life as both a horny 15 year-old kid and a 30 year-old desperate to be a complete man and get the girl of his dreams.

Watch the official trailer, and check out the poster, for ‘The Late Bloomer’ below.

The Late Bloomer Exclusive Clip Shows Johnny Simmons, Kumail Nanjiani and Beck Bennett Pondering Tinder

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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