Catherine Keener Will Play Kiernan Shipka’s Mom in The Greens Are Gone

Actress Kiernan Shipka attends the premiere of Open Road Films' "Justin Bieber's Believe" at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on December 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Donato Sardella/Getty Images

Variety reports that Catherine Keener, Anton Yelchin, and Kiernan Shipka are set to star in the dysfunctional family drama The Greens Are Gone, from novice director Peer Pedersen. Keener will play the matriarch who is devastated when her son (Star Trek's Anton Yelchin) goes missing, while Shipka will play her bipolar daughter whose "reality is warped in magical realism." Poor Kiernan Shipka. With Mad Men and Flowers in the Attic, the 14-year-old really hasn't had the best luck with her fictional domestic environments. Can her next project be a feel-good high school rom-com, please?