Production will begin in Los Angeles later this month on a road-trip drama to star John Heard, Cloris Leachman, Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok and Jessica Collins.
So B. It is an adaptation of Sarah Weeks’ 2004 young adult novel of the same name. “A remarkable novel,” the New York Times said when the book was published. “[Heidi’s] cross-country journey is brave and daring and yields surprising results.” From Variety:
Stephen Gyllenhaal is directing from a script by Garry Williams, which chronicles the journey of a 12-year-old girl (Talitha Bateman) who decides to take a solo cross-country trip and leave the safety of her home life with her mentally challenged mother (Collins) and agoraphobic neighbor, portrayed by Woodard.