The cast for Ron Howard's adaptation of "Hillbilly Elegy" is shaping up:
Haley Bennett, whose films include "The Girl on the Train" and "The Magnificent Seven," is in in early talks to join Amy Adams, Glenn Close and Gabriel Basso in the Netflix’s adaptation of the best-selling book.
The story is about a three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member (who'll be played by Basso), a Yale law student forced to return to his hometown
"The Shape of Water" screenwriter Vanessa Taylor adapted the script. Howard, Brian Grazer and Karen Lunder are producing for Imagine Entertainment.
Bennett has two other Netflix films in the pipeline: The thriller “The Devil All the Time,” with Robert Pattinson and Bill Skarsgard, and "The Red Sea Diving Resort" with Chris Evans and Ben Kingsley.