DeWitt is joining the cast Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, she’s set to play Linda McCullough; her character is the best friend of Elena (Witherspoon).
Based from the novel of highly acclaimed author Celeste Ng, you can read the premise below:
DeWitt will play Linda McCullough, Elena’s (Witherspoon) best friend. After longing for a child for decades and suffering losses no mother should suffer, Linda happily and wholeheartedly takes in an infant who was abandoned at a local fire station. Linda names the baby Mirabelle and loves her as her own, but when Mirabelle’s biological mother — a Chinese immigrant who’s in the country illegally — resurfaces, Linda becomes anguished and paranoid at the prospect of losing her daughter.
Witherspoon are producing through her banner Hello Sunshine, with Washington under Simpson Street and Pilar Savone.