Glamovie.com – Ben is Back Review, Release Date and Cast – LD Entertainment, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions work together to get distribution rights in the United States for the drama played by Julia Roberts, Ben Is Back.
This film was written and directed by Peter Hedges. The film also stars Oscar nominee Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea).
Lionsgate is back in collaboration with Roberts, after their success in a film called Wonder that earned up to $ 303 million worldwide.
Ben Is Back tells the story of 19-year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges). A young man who has a problem with drug abuse.
Ben unexpectedly returned to his family’s home in the suburbs on Christmas Eve.
Of course, Holly (Roberts), feel happy and welcome Ben well.
During that time, for 24 harsh hours, a mother’s love for her son was thoroughly tested when Holly tried to do everything she could to keep her son safe.
Besides Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges, the film will also star Courtney B. Vance (The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story) and Kathryn Newton (Lady Bird).
This news was announced by Mickey Liddell of LD Entertainment, president of Lionsgate from Jason Constantine and Roadside Attractions’s acquisition and co-production of co-founders Howard Cohen and Eric d’Arbeloff.
The plan, Roadside Attractions will release Ben Is Back in February in New York, and on December 7 at the premiere for full-season award candidates.
Director & Writer
. Peter Hedges
. 7 December 2018
Country of Origin
. 1h 43min
. (IMDb) 8.1
. Julia Roberts as Holly Burns
. Kathryn Newton as Ivy Burns
. Lucas Hedges as Ben Burns
. Courtney B. Vance as Neal Burns
. Faith Logan as Mall Shopper
. Tim Guinee as Phil
. Candace Smith as Homeless
. Melissa van der Schyff as Robin Striem
. Marquise Vilson as Leon B.
. Jocelyn Bioh as Nicole Hill
. Jakari Fraser as Liam Burns
. Mia Fowler as Lacey Beebe
. Teddy Cañez as Officer Thomas
. Gamze Ceylan as Pharmacist
. Jessica VanOss as Mall Shopper
. Emily Cass McDonnell as Bobette Parker
. Jayden Abrams as Kids in church
. Shaun Rey as Mexican Thug
. Steven Maier as Imposing Man
. John Cashin as Doppelgänger
. Robert Myers as Gentleman of the Church
. David Zaldivar as Spencer ‘Spider’ Webbs
. Michael David Baldwin as Police Officer
. Alexandra Abrams as Choir
. Rowan Olivia Tarmy as Window Shopper
. Rosalie Tenseth as Police Clerk #1
. Nathan Thomas Williams as Mall Patron
. Lilyana Weaver as Girl in Church
. Eduardo Munniz as Mexican Thug
. Genevieve Hye Jung Yoo as Nativity Scene Child
. Jessica Jacoby Mingalone as Mall Teen
. Joseph Kinney as Nativity Scene Child
. Nicolai Kabana as Congregation Member
. Bryan Minarcik as Teenager. (Glamovie – Ben is Back Review, Release Date and Cast).