Richard Jenkins Joins Dear John


Richard Jenkins has joined the cast of Dear John, Lasse Hallstrom’s adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

In the romantic drama, Jenkins will play the father of a young soldier (Channing Tatum) who meets the girl of his dreams (Amanda Seyfried) while on military leave.

Jenkins recently joined filming on the project in South Carolina.

Ryan Kavanaugh’s Relativity Media is producing the film; Screen Gems will distribute the film domestically.