Amy Adams to star in Hillbilly Elegy
Amy Adams to star in Hillbilly Elegy The movie - which has been in development since 2017 - is based on the 2016 bestselling memoir of the same name by author J.D.
Vance Adams will be directed by Ron Howard in the upcoming major motion picture.
The book tells the tale of Vance - who was born in Kentucky - growing up in the Rust Belt of the US, where industrialization caused economic decline, population loss, and urban decay.
Thanks to his grandmother, Vance learned to appreciate his education which eventually helped him rise out of poverty.
Netflix won a bidding war to finance the $45 million movie in January.