Dakota Fanning has joined Jennifer Connelly and Ewan McGregor in Lakeshore’s Philip Roth adaptation.
Fanning will play Merry Levov, the daughter of a second-generation immigrant who shatters her parents’ American dream when she blows up a post office in protest over the Vietnam War.
Philip Noyce will direct and Lakeshore is anticipated to commence pre-sales at AFM in association with Sierra/Affinity.
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