WHO’S IN IT?

Chris Evans (Captain America: Civil War), Mckenna Grace (Independence Day: Resurgence), Lindsay Duncan (Birdman), Jenny Slate (Obvious Child), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures), Glenn Plummer (Showgirls), Julie Ann Emery (Hitch), Jona Xiao (Keeping Up With The Joneses), Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man), director; Tom Flynn (Watch It), writer; Andy Cohen (Untraceable) and Karen Lunder (Premature), producers; Rob Simonsen (Foxcatcher), composer; Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), cinematographer; Bill Pankow (The Untouchables), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Frank (Evans) is raising his ten-year-old niece Mary (Grace), a child genius with an extraordinary gift for mathematics. When her abilities come to the attention of Frank’s mother Evelyn (Duncan), who feels that her potential is not being reached by his instance that she have a normal childhood, she begins a custody battle that threatens to tear Frank apart from his niece…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A sweet, sparky and effortlessly charming film, Gifted features a breakout performance for young Mckenna Grace as well as a return to lighter fare for director Marc Webb after the aborted Amazing Spider-Man series.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH JUNE 2017