Watson, Wenham, Weaving Get “Sunshine”

Emily Watson, David Wenham and Hugo Weaving have all joined the true-life drama “Oranges and Sunshine” for Icon Film Distribution says Variety.

Jim Loach makes his directorial debut on the true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham who uncovered a scandal surrounding the forced migration of children from across the U.K. to Australia.

Rona Munro has penned the screenplay from Humphreys’ book “Empty Cradles.” Camilla Bray, Emile Sherman and Iain Canning are producing.