Production Begins on The Book of Henry

Filming has begun on The Book of Henry, director Colin Trevorrow's first feature as director since 2015's blockbuster Jurassic World.

The Book of Henry is the story of a single mother raising two boys, one of whom is a genius. Focus Features is overseeing the production and holds worldwide rights, including for domestic release.

The original screenplay for The Book of Henry is by acclaimed novelist Gregg Hurwitz. Two-time Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts stars in the film alongside young actors Jacob Tremblay (Room) and Jaeden Lieberher (St. VincentMidnight Special).

The supporting cast includes Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy), Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, Maddie Ziegler, and Bobby Moynihan.

The film is being produced by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment's (SKE) Sidney Kimmel and Carla Hacken, and by Double Nickel Entertainment's Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman. Executive-producing are Sue Baden-Powell and SKE's John Penotti.

Academy Award nominee John Schwartzman (Jurassic World) is director of photography. Melissa Toth (Focus' Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) is the costume designer, and Kevin Stitt (Jurassic World) is the film editor. Emmy Award winner Kalina Ivanov (Grey Gardens) is the production designer.