Thomas Mann Joins Dakota Fanning in 'Brain On Fire'!

Thomas Mann Joins Dakota Fanning in 'Brain On Fire'!

Thomas Mann happily poses alongside his co-star Olivia Cooke while attending the official Academy screening of their latest film Me And Earl And The Dying Girl hosted by the The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences at The Academy Theatre at Lighthouse International on Tuesday (May 26) in New York City.

The 23-year-old actor and Olivia, 21, were joined at the event by their director Alfonzo Gomez Rejon and screenwriter of the flick Jesse Andrews.

It has just been announced that Thomas and comedian Jenny Slate are set to star in Brain On Fire, according to Deadline.

The Gerard Barrett directed film, which stars Dakota Fanning in the lead, is based on Susannah Cahalan‘s bestselling memoir “Brain On Fire: My Month Of Madness” – It will begin shooting July in Vancouver and New York.

10+ pics inside of Thomas Mann and others at the official Academy screening…

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Credit: Craig Barritt; Photos: Getty
Posted to: Olivia Cooke, Thomas Mann
  • REAL LIFE

    The real name of this unknown british actor is Donna Johnson, as everyone knows.

  • Mel_M

    I’m looking forward to a really challenging role for Dakota; IMO, she hasn’t had one in a number of years. Her extraordinary performance in Hounddog is still my favorite.