Abigail Breslin is set to be Julia Roberts’ daughter, Streep’s granddaughter, in “August: Osage County”. The Oscar nominee will play Jean Fordham, the 14-year old angry and acerbic pot smoking child of Roberts’ Barbara character in the family drama. Roberts and Meryl Streep have already been cast in the film as has, as Deadline reported, Juliette Lewis. Filming is scheduled to start in the fall in Oklahoma.
Breslin will also appear in the big screen adaptation of the futuristic classic “Ender’s Game” next year, as well as in “The Hive” with Halle Berry and play the lead in the thriller “Final Girl”. Breslin is repped by ICM Partners and managed by Untitled Entertainment.
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