Jennifer Lawrence was attached to star and produce the movie for a long period of time but dropped out. Brie Larson was cast in the lead role after Lawrence dropped out.
Based on a true story about a family on the run from the government, often hiding in small towns, living in poverty
In 2007, Jeanette Walls announced the film was in development and looking for a director.
Brie Larson's second collaboration with director Destin Daniel Cretton. She previously starred in his 2013 feature "Short Term 12."
Shree Crooks and Charlie Shotwell have previously starred together in Captain Fantastic (2016), where they played brother and sister.
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