Sophie Nelisse, Julia Stiles, Bill Cobbs, Billy Magnussen, Octavia Spencer and Glenn Close also star in Steven Herek's adaptation of Katherine Paterson's YA novel.
"I like moving," explains Sophie Nélisse as the titular Great Gilly Hopkins in a new trailer. "It's boring to stay in one place. That way, I get to see more of the world."
However, the feisty foster kid isn't the most receptive at first to the home of Mamie Trotter (Kathy Bates) — which smells like it also houses a cat or two (though it doesn't) — and concocts a plan to lure her birth mother to her rescue.