Jenkins Gets A Dear John Letter

Richard Jenkins (“Burn After Reading,” “The Visitor”) has joined the cast of “Dear John” for Relativity Media and Screen Gems says The Hollywood Reporter.

In the romantic drama, Jenkins will play the father of a young soldier (Channing Tatum) who meets the girl of his dreams (Amanda Seyfried) while on military leave.

Lasse Hallstrom is directing this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel. Filming is underway in South Carolina.