that he knew he had to play the role of Charlie in The Perks of Being A Wallflower
, in which he stars with Emma Watson
. He said he saw many similarities between himself and Charlie.
“I guess with his awkwardness and trying to figure things out in that time period and how to socialize and fit in. I guess I wasn’t as naive as him, but I definitely had the morals that he had, so it kind of … I don’t know. I really can’t explain it very well … I’m just very similar to him, I guess. A lot of situations in the script have actually happened to me in real life, so I just connected with it.”