Brie Larson (Room) will be starring in an adaption of Jeannette Wall's memoir, The Glass Castle. Walls is an American journalist and author known for her days as a MSNBC.com gossip columnist. In 2005 Walls published her memoir about her dysfunctional family. Larson will play Jeannette in the adaption. Destin Daniel Cretton has worked with Larson once before on the emotional film Short Term 12. Naomi Watts (King Kong) will play Larson's on-screen eccentric artist mother and Woody Harrelson (No Country For Old Men) will play Brie's alcoholic father, who tries to stir his children's imagination in hopes of distracting them of the poverty that they live in. The Glass Castle will be released in 2017.