Olivia Crocicchia Joins ‘The Yellow Birds’; Liana Liberato Cast In ‘Novitiate’

Olivia Crocicchia (Palo Alto) has scored a role in The Yellow Birds for director Alexandre Moors  and Cinelou Films. The story follows two young soldiers (Alden Ehrenreich and Tye Sheridan) who become friends in boot camp and vow to take care of each other. But it becomes increasingly difficult in wartime, and then the unthinkable happens. Crocicchia plays Tess, the ex-girlfriend of Ehrenreich’s character. Toni Collette, Jason Patric, Jennifer Aniston  and Jack Huston also star. Repped by APA and One Entertainment, Crocicchia’s credits include Men, Women & Children, Teacher Of The Year and the upcoming Actors Anonymous.

Liana Liberato (If I Stay) has joined the cast of Novitiate, an indie coming-of-age drama starring Melissa Leo, Dianna Agron and Margaret Qualley. Set in the early 1960s, the film centers on Sister Cathleen (Qualley), who starts to question her Catholic faith as she trains to become a nun. Liberato will play Sister Emily, a fellow postulant whose family has a long line of members in the sisterhood. Production is underway in Nashville for writer-director Margaret Betts. Liberato’s recent credits include Free Ride and Haunt, and she recently wrapped a lead role in the feature Measure Of A Man. She is repped by CAA and Management 360.

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