Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the film adaptation of the play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY. He will be joining a cast that already includes Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Abigail Breslin and Andrea Riseborough among others.
The story follows an Oklahoma family dealing with the aftermath of its patriarch’s unexplained disappearance. McGregor will play Bill Fordham, the hostile husband of Roberts’ character and son-in-law of Streep.
Producing will be George Clooney, Harvey Weinstein, Jean Doumanian, Steve Traxler, Grant Heslov, John Wells, Claire Rudnick Polstein and Christopher Chulack.
McGregor has had past roles in “Black Hawk Down”, “Moulin Rouge” and “Big Fish” and will next be seen in the soon to be released “The Impossible”.