Hal Hefner is an average sophomore at Plainsboro High School in New Jersey. He stutters and suffers the daily indignities of a typical teenager. With only a little encouragement, Hal falls in love with the star of the debate team, Ginny Ryerson and finds himself suddenly immersed in her ultra competitive world of high school debating, with its players, its politics and its own set of rules.
Reece Thompson Anna Kendrick Vincent Piazza Nicholas D'Agosto Aaron Yoo Dionne Audain Utkarsh Ambudkar John Patrick Barry Lisbeth Bartlett Jen Carden
Andrew Collie Dan DeLuca Joel Garland Maury Ginsberg Jonah Hill Betsy Hogg Josh Kay Zeeshan Khan Michael Kusnir Margo Martindale Noah Mazaika Steve Park Will Parquette Natasha Sattler Anastasia Summers Linda E. Williams Brandon Thane Wilson Marilyn Yoblick