Russell will play David, the tenant who lives in Anna's basement. The 32-year-old actor has films such as "Ingrid Goes West" and "Everybody Wants Some!!" to his credit.
Julianne Moore is also in talks to join the project. If the deal finalises, she will play the mother of a young boy, who moves in across the street.
An adaptation of AJ Finn's book of the same name, the film will be helmed by "Darkest Hour" director Joe Wright. Tracy Letts has adapted the script and, Scott Rudin and Eli Bush will produce the project.
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