August: Osage County Movie

August: Osage County movie poster

Who's Involved:

George Clooney, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dermot Mulroney, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Grant Heslov, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Harvey Weinstein, Tracy Letts, John Wells, Steve Traxler, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel

Release Date:

Friday, December 27, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hrs, 1 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Meryl Streep has been cast as pill-popping matriarch Violet Weston, and Julia Roberts will play her complicated adult daughter Barbara.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Violet Weston

    The Prom, Mary Poppins Returns

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    ... Barbara Fordham

    Little Bee, Small Great Things

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    ... Violet's Brother-in-law

    Irresistible, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Crew: Who's making August: Osage County

A look at the August: Osage County behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director John Wells last directed The Company Men and Burnt. The film's writer Tracy Letts last wrote Killer Joe and Bug.


John Wells


Tracy Letts


George Clooney
Jerry Frankel
Grant Heslov
Jeffrey Richards
Steve Traxler

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Production: What we know about August: Osage County

Key Facts

  1. Based on Tracy Letts' Pulitzer-winning play. The play, which premiered in 2007 at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, went on to Broadway and London as it picked up the Pulitzer for drama and the Tony for best play. Harvey Weinstein has been developing a film version since 2007.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 22, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

On or about March 2, 2013, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about September 2, 2012, the film was in Production status.

On or about July 9, 2012, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Plan is to go into production sometime in August.

On or about November 23, 2008, the film was in Development status.

August: Osage County Release Date: When was it released?

August: Osage County was released in 2013 on Friday, December 27, 2013 (Limited release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Lone Survivor.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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