Fox Searchlight Pictures and FilmNation Entertainment debuted the trailer and poster for Gifted, an upcoming American drama film.
Starring Chris Evans and Jenny Slate.
In the film, “Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida.
Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.
Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.”
The film’s cast also includes Octavia Spencer, Lindsay Duncan, Mckenna Grace, Julie Ann Emery, Jona Xiao and Keir O’Donnell.
Directed by Marc Webb, screenplay by Tom Flynn.
Produced by Karen Lunder and Andy Cohen.
Gifted is scheduled to be released on April 12, 2017, by Fox Searchlight Pictures.