EXCLUSIVE: Laura Dern (Enlightened) has joined the cast of Ramin Bahrani‘s 99 Homes opposite Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon. Garfield plays Dennis Nash, an unemployed contractor whose family is evicted during the economic crisis. In order to get his home back he goes to work for the realtor who evicted him (Shannon) who teaches Dennis the legal and illegal ins and outs of the foreclosure game. Oscar-nominated Dern will play Lynn Nash, Dennis’s widowed mother who raised him and his nine-year-old son Connor. The New Orleans shoot is underway. Dern will appear next in Fox 2000’s The Fault In Our Stars and Fox Searchlight’s Wild. Dern is repped by CAA, Untitled Entertainment, and Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown.
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