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Brie Larson attempts to run away from family in 'The Glass Castle'

Brie Larson attempts to run away from family in 'The Glass Castle'

But in reality, that number should be two with her flawless performance in Destin Daniel Cretton's Short Term 12. But he's reunited with his old collaborator for a new movie, and the first trailer has just arrived. Now a successful journalist based in New York, Walls looks back at her life, including the constant upheavals brought on by her father's inability to find steady work, thanks in part to a drinking problem.

Summary: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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Of Harrelson's portrayal of her father, Walls says, "The first time that I saw Woody in makeup and in character, I started trembling and crying-and I'm not that sort of person". We were drowning, ' she's seen saying to him, and, seemingly near tears, she notes that 'It was your job to protect us'. Check out the Glass Castle trailer below, along with new stills in the gallery! She has only praise for the actor who's portraying her younger self, saying of the Oscar victor that, "I wanted Brie Larson to play this role even before I knew who she was".

At one point, an exasperated Rose Mary's shown having to point out to her husband that 'The kids are exhausted of moving to a new town every time you lose a job'.

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"The Glass Castle" will open in theatres on August 11. But the film will also tell a true story about a very real - and very compelling - woman: Jeannette Walls, who penned the 2005 memoir of the same name from which The Glass Castle is adapted.

What do you think of The Glass Castle trailer?

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