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Destin Cretton To Helm J-Law's "Glass Castle"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 9th 2013 11:07PM

Destin Cretton ("Short Term 12") is in early negotiations to direct the Jennifer Lawrence-led "The Glass Castle" at Lionsgate.

Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir, the story follows a young girl raised in a dysfunctional family with an eccentric artist mother and an alcoholic father.

The parents would stir the the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction from their lives of poverty.

Marti Noxon wrote the first draft, while Cretton and Andrew Lanham are expected to take a pass at the script. Lawrence and Gil Netter will produce.

Source: Variety

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