Breakout 10-year-old “Room” star Jacob Tremblay has joined the cast of Xavier Dolan’s drama “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan” with filming now underway in Montreal.
Kit Harington plays the titular American TV star in his late twenties who engages in correspondence with a young actor-to-be (Tremblay) living with his mother (Natalie Portman) in England.
Their lives take dramatic turns when the existence of their pen pal relationship is publicly exposed, sending Donovan in a downfall.
Jessica Chastain, Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates co-str in the film which is shooting in Prague, the U.K. and New York.
Dolan, Lyse Lafontaine and Nancy Grant will produce.