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Loretta Devine, Ernie Hudson Join Cast of George C. Wolfe’s, ‘You’re Not You’ Starring Hilary Swank

Loretta Devine and Ernie Hudson have joined the cast of George C. Wolfe’s drama titled You’re Not You, which stars Hilary Swank.

The film is based on the novel of the same name by Michelle Wildgen.


Bec is adrift. It’s the summer before her junior year in college. She’s sleeping with a married professor, losing interest in her classes, and equivocating about her career. She takes a job caring for Kate (Swank), a thirty-six-year-old woman who has been immobilized by ALS. As it turns out, before the disease, Kate was a stylish and commanding woman, an advertising executive and an accomplished chef.

Now, as she and Bec spend long days together, Bec begins to absorb Kate’s sophistication and her sensuality, cooking for her, sharing her secrets, and gradually beginning to live her own life with a boldness informed by Kate’s influence. The more intense her commitment to Kate, the further Bec strays from the complacency of her college life. And when Kate’s marriage veers into dangerous territory, Bec will have to choose between the values of her old life and the allure of an entirely new one.

Devine will play a fellow ALS patient whom Swank befriends; and Hudson will be Devine’s husband.

Josh Duhamel, Frances Fisher, Marcia Gay Harden, Ali Larter, and Jason Ritter round out the cast.

George C. Wolfe is one of those black directors who’s been in the game for years, even though his name is rarely mentioned on new project short lists. That’s maybe because he’s likely best known for his stage directing work – from Jelly’s Last Jam, to Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk, to Topdog/ Underdog, A Free Man Of Color, and more.

Read more: Indie Wire


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