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Abed as the Doctor, Annie as his companion. “I can take you anywhere. Any time, any place; any moment you ever felt like you weren’t good enough and every moment as far away from those as possible. I can take you anywhere, Annie Edison. All you have to do is say yes.”
“It becomes the story of unconditional love in a romantic relationship under fire,” he [Matt Bomer] says. “I have never felt a responsibility to get a role right more than this. We want (the movie) to be unflinchingly truthful.” (Read more here.)