Oscar nominee Viola Davis has joined the cast of two projects – “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” for Focus Features and “Trust” for Millennium Films reports Variety.
‘Funny Story’ focuses on a depressed 15-year-old who puts himself into an adult psychiatric ward. Davis plays the psychiatrist who helps the boy understand his problems, while Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) also stars.
The David Schwimmer-directed Trust” follows how a family deals with their 14-year-old daughter after she is victimized by an adult through an internet chat room.
Davis will be a counselor that is assigned to the girl’s case. Clive Owen and Catherine Keener also star.