Check out the trailer for Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black‘s new film, Virginia, starring Jennifer Connelly.
The 41-year-old actress takes on the title role as a single mother struggling to raise her son Emmett (Harrison Gilbertson) while longing to escape from her small Southern boardwalk town. Things get complicated when her married lover, Mormon Sheriff Richard Tipton (Ed Harris) decides to run for public office, and Emmett begins a romantic relationship with Tipton’s daughter (Emma Roberts). The film opens in theaters May 18.
Pictured below: Jennifer with husband Paul Bettany and their children Stellan 8, and Agnes, 10 months, in NYC on Saturday (April 21).