"'Heroes' star Hayden Panettiere has signed on to topline 'Daydream Nation,' a teenage comedy from writer Michael Goldbach, who is making his directorial debut. Kieran Culkin is in negotiations to star as well. ... The producers are hoping to reinvent the coming-of-age story for the 21st century, calling the film an intellectual comedy a la 'Juno' and 'Election.'" [Hollywood Reporter via Pitchfork via YM]