"Insurgent" Star Janet McTeer Joins Cast of "Me Before You" | Playbill

News "Insurgent" Star Janet McTeer Joins Cast of "Me Before You" "Me Before You," the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel, will feature Tony Award winner Janet McTeer alongside Emilia Clarke (Breakfast at Tiffany's, "Game of Thrones") and Sam Claflin ("The Hunger Games," "Snow White and the Huntsman"), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Me Before You" follows the small-town girl Lou (Clarke) and Will (Claflin). A wheelchair user following an accident, Will hires Lou to be his caretaker. Lou's mother, Jo, will be played by McTeer.

McTeer won the Tony Award for A Doll's House and has also appeared on Broadway in Mary Stuart and God of Carnage. A two-time Academy Award nominee, her screen credits include "Albert Nobbs," "Tumbleweeds" and "Insurgent."

Thea Sharrock will direct the film. Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber will adapt the novel for the screen. Karen Rosenfelt and Sue Baden-Powell are producing.

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