Variety reports that Misty Upham has joined the cast of the Weinstein Co. ensembler “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. She’ll play a college student who comes to work for Streep’s character.
John Wells is directing a cast that also includes Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper and Sam Shepard.
The adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play revolves around the Weston family, whose members have to overcome certain differences when their alcoholic patriarch goes missing.
Jean Doumanian and Harvey Weinstein will produce.