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Room starring Brie Larson gets October release date

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Room, Lenny Abrahamson’s upcoming film starring Brie Larson, will be released Oct. 16, A24 announced.

The drama is based on Emma Donoghue’s 2010 book of the same name, which follows a 5-year-old boy who’s been held captive with his mother in a small room. Larson — who most recently appeared in Trainwreck—will play the mother, and The Smurfs 2‘s Jacob Tremblay will play her son. 

Room, which also stars Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers and William H. Macy, was also announced this week as part of the lineup for the Toronto International Film Festival in September. 

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