Variety reported Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins and Owen Asztalos have been cast in Netflix’s adaptation of ‘Hillbilly Elegy.’
Ron Howard (Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018) is attached to direct.
Based from the memoir of the same name by J.D. Vance. Vanessa Taylor (The Shape of Water) will write the script with Imagine Entertainment to produce.
Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Haley Bennett and Gabriel Basso are also part of the cast.
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