Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard in `Diary of a Teenage Girl`

PTI| Updated: Jan 12, 2014, 21:11 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard will co-star in `The Diary of a Teenage Girl`, an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name by Phoebe Gloeckner.

The story of the film centers on a teen artiste growing up in the `70s who has an affair with her mother`s boyfriend.

The coming-of-age story marks the directorial debut of Marielle Heller, who wrote the screenplay. Bel Powley, who is best known for her performances on Broadway and the West End, will co-star, reported the Wrap.

Wiig`s most recent film was `The Secret Life of Walter Mitty` opposite Ben Stiller.

The film will shoot in San Francisco, with Caviar and Cold Iron producing.