Kerry Condon, William H. Macy Join Joel Edgerton and Felicity Jones in the drama film Train Dreams

Kerry Condon, William H. Macy and Clifton Collins Jr. have joined the cast Train dreams.

Black Bear has announced that Condon, Macy and Collins Jr. will join Joel Edgerton and Felicity Jones in Train Dreams, a new drama currently filming in Washington.

Train Dreams is directed by Clint Bentley, who previously made 2021’s Jockey with Collins Jr.

What is Train Dreams about?

“Train Dreams is the compelling and poignant story of Robert Grainier (Edgerton), a day laborer who works as a logger and helps expand the railroads across America. Forced to spend extended periods of time away from his wife Gladys (Jones) and their young daughter, Grainier struggles to understand his place in a rapidly changing world,” the synopsis reads. “As his story unfolds, he experiences great love, unspeakable loss and unique bonds on a journey that is both unique and universal.”

Train Dreams is based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Denis Johnson and was written by Bentley and Greg Kwedar. Damien Ober worked on an earlier version of the script.

Train Dreams is produced by Marissa McMahon and Ashley Schlaifer for Kamala Films, Teddy Schwarzman and Michael Heimler for Black Bear, and Will Janowitz. Black Bear’s Edgerton, Kwedar, Scott Hinckley and John Friedberg serve as executive producers.

Condon was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 2022’s The Banshees of Inisherin. She is also the voice of FRIDAY in the MCU and recently starred in Blumhouse’s Night Swim.

Macy, meanwhile, will soon be seen in Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. He is also known for starring in films such as 1996’s Fargo, 1997’s Boogie Nights and 1999’s Magnolia, while playing Frank Gallagher on Showtime’s Shameless.

Collins Jr. appeared in films such as 2000’s Traffic, 2005’s Capote, 2009’s Star Trek, 2013’s Pacific Rim, 2019’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 2021’s Nightmare Alley, 2023’s Red, White & Royal Blue and more.

Train Dreams does not yet have an official release date from Black Bear.