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A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of 1981 to begin his junior year at Columbia University. In a crime-ridden and racially charged environment, Barry finds himself pulled between various social spheres and struggles to maintain a series of increasingly strained relationships with his Kansas-born mother, his estranged Kenyan father, and his classmates.
Famke Janssen is set to join the indie drama, Barry, which follows a young Barack Obama during his time as a college student in New York City. She joins newcomer Devon Terell, who will step into the role of Obama and The Witch‘s Anna Taylor-Joy.
Straight Outta Compton breakout star Jason Mitchell and the boy at the center of Boyhood, Ellar Coltrane, have joined the forthcoming Barack Obama biopic Barry.