Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the George Clooney produced drama, August: Osage County. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star in the John Wells directed film – which is based on the Pulitzer and Tony-winning play by Tracy Letts.
According to THR:
“McGregor will play Bill Fordham, Roberts’ estranged husband and Streep’s son-in-law, a college professor who left his wife for one of his students but wants to be there for his family.
The story revolves around the women of a family whose lives have splintered in many directions until a crisis brings them back to their childhood home and to the dysfunctional pill-popping woman (Streep) who raised them.”
Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Margo Martindale, and Dermot Mulroney also star in the film which has endured a long road to the screen
Expect some sort of awards talk when this one is released.
Source: THR via Screen Rant