4 February 2014 7:40 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

When you.ve got a heavy generation-spanning drama about a mentally ill novelist, it would be a shame to just fill it with one Oscar-winning actor . in this case, Russell Crowe. Voltage Pictures. upcoming Fathers and Daughters has fixed that problem by adding Best Supporting Actress Octavia James (The Help), Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and Diane Kruger (Inglorious Basterds) to its cast. With The Pursuit of Happyness. Gabriele Muccino directing, this is one that will probably find its way to an awards show near you in 2015. Crowe, who is also serving as Fathers and Daughters. executive producer, will play a brain-marred novelist and widower trying to figure out how to raise a 5-year-old daughter in New York City in 1988. Twenty-five years later, Amanda Seyfried plays the grown-up daughter who is still trying to outlast the problems that comprised her tumultuous childhood, all while in »

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