Gruffudd, Friend Adopt “The Kid”

Ioan Gruffudd, Rupert Friend and Natascha McElhone for are set to join “The Kid” reports Variety

An adaptation of Kevin Lewis’ best-selling true-life story, the story follows Lewis who grew up an abused child and managed to untangle himself from the criminal underworld in London to lead a better life.

Liam Cunningham will also star. The project marks the second film of actor Nick Moran who scored praise for his biopic “Telstar” about flamboyantly gay, tone deaf, 60’s songwriter-producer Joe Meek.