Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Glenn Close ("Damages," Sunset Boulevard) and Tony nominee and Academy Award winner Kathy Bates ('night, Mother; "Misery") will star in "The Great Gilly Hopkins," according to Deadline.com.
Sophie Nélisse ("The Book Thief," "Pawn Sacrifice") will play the title role, co-starring with Danny Glover (Master Harold...and the Boys, "Lethal Weapon") and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer ("The Help," "Pretty Ugly People").
The story follows a girl who moves from one foster home to another, until she ends up at the home of Maime Trotter, who will be played by Bates.
Adapted from Katherine Paterson's Newbery Award-winning novel, the film will feature a script by David Paterson and will be be directed by Stephen Herek.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You