Cherry Jones and Jason Segel will join the cast of The Sky is Everywhere. The Apple original film is based on the novel by Jandy Nelson who will also adapt the script with Josephine Decker set to direct.
The story follows Lennie played by Grace Kaufman, a teen working through the loss of her sister Bailey and the trials of falling in love. Cherry Jones will play Gram the loving grandmother of Lennie and Bailey who takes them in to raise in her home. Jason Segel will play Big, Gram’s son and the girls’ eccentric and compassionate uncle, who also happens to be the town’s lothario who runs the local hot air balloon company and is constantly falling in love with the women he takes up in the balloon.