Casting Net: Brie Larson to star in Emma Donoghue's 'Room'; Plus, Matt Damon, more

Casting Net: Brie Larson to star in Emma Donoghue's 'Room'; Plus, Matt Damon, more
Brie Larson (Short Term 12) is set to star as Ma in the adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s 2010 best-seller Room about a kidnapped woman living in captivity with her 5-year-old son. Donohue wrote the script for director Lenny Abrahamson (What Richard Did, Frank). Lisa Schwarzbaum gave the book an A- and wrote: “Though the story’s chilling circumstances reflect the horrors endured by tabloid-famous abductees, Donoghue avoids all sensationalism. Instead, she gracefully distills what it means to be a mother — and what it’s like for a child whose entire world measures just 11 x 11.” [Deadline]

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