Lionsgate will play the role of Herb, Margaret’s father, co-director, and actor of The Uncut Gems. Lionsgate taps Benny Safdie in Are You There God? This is an adaptation of my, Margaret, Judy Blue’s classic novel of the same name.
Benny Safdie, who recently appeared in Obi-Wan Kenby’s series, will play Margaret’s father, Herb. The film, produced in production, is now written and directed by Kelly Framan Craig, who stars James L. for the project. Brooks and his Gracie Films are retiring with the banner. He collaborated on the film The Age of Seventeen.
Ant-Man star Abby Ryder Fortson was previously nominated to play the role of Margaret Simon and Rachel McAdams was tapped as her mother, Barbara, In Are You, God? This is me, Margaret. And Kathy Bates plays Margaret’s grandmother, Sylvia.
Blume’s novel, first published in 1970, tells a coming-of-age story about Margaret Simon, a sixth-grader who is questioning everything about adolescence and puberty, and whatever the answer. You can find him searching for the universe. Her mother and grandmother, trying to direct Margaret through a time when everything is changing, also reveal that you never stop questioning your path and define What is meaningful in your life.
Benny Safdie will also appear in Paul Thomas Anderson’s next film alongside Bradley Cooper, and alongside Emma Stone and Nathan Fielder in Showtime’s TV series The Curse. She recently starred in a piece of a woman.
As a writer-director, his most recent film, Uncut James, starred Adam Sandler and grossed $ 50 million at the box office. Meredith Wieck and Chelsea Kuzawa are overseeing Lionsgate’s project. Safi is retitled by WME and Untitled Entertainment.