Cory Michael Smith is joining the cast of Wonderstruck!
Gotham actor Cory Michael Smith has joined the cast of Todd Haynes’ upcoming drama Wonderstruck. From Amazon Studios, it’s based on the novel by Brian Selznick and follows the intertwined stories of two deaf children: Ben, living with his family in 1977 Minnesota, who runs off to New York after his mother’s death when a mysterious note shows up, and Rose, locked in a house in 1927 New Jersey, who herself escapes to New York to see her idol, film actress Lillian Mayhew. Smith is playing Walter, Rose’s older brother, with Millicent Simmonds recently cast as Rose. This is Smith’s second time working with Todd Haynes, having also appeared in Carol. He currently appears as Edward Nygma (AKA The Riddler) on Fox’s Gotham.