Isabelle Fuhrman is a young actress with a lot of promise. She was Clove in “The Hunger Games” and also starred in “The Orphan”. Now she’s branching out by joining the film “Dear Eleanor”. Kevin Connolly (“Entourage”) is directing the film which, according to Deadline, is a coming-of-age drama set in 1962, when the United States was dealing with the political tensions and social fears generated by the Cuban Missile Crisis. Fuhrman will play one of two teenage girls who embark on a cross-country journey in search of Eleanor Roosevelt. The trade doesn’t elaborate on what they are hoping to accomplish if and when they find the former First Lady. Leonardo DiCaprio’s company Appian Way will produce.

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