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Cherry Jones & Jason Segel Star in THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE

Grace Kaufman also stars.

Cherry Jones & Jason Segel Star in THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE

Cherry Jones and Jason Segel have joined the cast of "The Sky is Everywhere," a film from Apple Originals based on the book by Jandy Nelson.

Grace Kaufman also stars in the film.

Josephine Decker directs from a script adapted by Nelson.

The novel follows a teen as she works through the loss of her sister. Her journey includes accidentally falling in love.

Segel plays 'Big,' Lennie and Bailey's eccentric and compassionate uncle and Gram's son.The town Lothario who runs a local hot air balloon company and tends to fall in love with whichever woman he takes up in the balloon.

Jones will play 'Gram,' the warm and loving grandmother of Lennie and Bailey, who takes them in and raises them in her home where her son, Big, still lives with her.

Cherry Jones starred on Broadway most recently in the triumphant revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (Tony Nomination), which originated at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a founding member and where earlier in her career she appeared in more than 25 productions including Twelfth Night, The Three Sisters and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Broadway and Off-Broadway: Doubt (Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and Obie Awards), Lincoln Center Theater's production of The Heiress (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Pride's Crossing (Drama Desk Award); When We Were Young and Unafraid; The Baltimore Waltz (Obie Award); Faith Healer; Flesh and Blood; Imaginary Friends; A Moon for the Misbegotten (Tony Award nomination);Angels in America; Our Country's Good (Tony Award nomination); and Roundabout Theatre Company's productions of Mrs. Warren's Profession, Major Barbara and The Night of the Iguana. Television: President Allison Taylor in "24" (Emmy Award), "What Makes a Family," "Awake," season two and three of "Transparent" on Amazon, "Mercy Street," and the mini-series 11/22/63 starring James Franco. Film:Ocean's Twelve, Cradle Will Rock, The Horse Whisperer, The Perfect Storm, Erin Brockovich, Signs, The Village, Mother and Child,Swimmers, I Saw the Light, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot opposite Tina Fey.

Segel recently starred in "Dispatches from Elsewhere." He's also known for his role on "How I Met Your Mother," and for work in "Freaks and Geeks" and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."

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