Steve Carell Hopes Beautiful Boy Helps Raise Awareness Around Drug Addiction

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“It’s terrifying to see what’s happening across the country.”

By  Matt Juul

Original Source: metro.us

One of the leading contenders this Oscar season will no doubt be Beautiful Boy, a gut-wrenching drama about drug addiction, starring Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell.

The film is based on a pair of memoirs, Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by journalist and author David Sheff (played by Carell), as well as Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by David’s son Nic (played by Chalamet), a recovering meth addict. The drama doesn’t shy away from showing just how complicated addiction and the recovery process can be, as well as the financial and mental toll it takes on the family members who try to support…click here to continue reading

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