Movies: The Children Act

The official trailer has been released for The Children Act, based on Ian McEwan's 2014 novel and starring Oscar winner Emma Thompson as "a judge who, in the midst of a marital crisis, must rule on a life-changing legal case concerning the survival of a teenage Jehovah's Witness," Deadline reported.

Directed by Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal) and written by McEwan, the film also stars Stanely Tucci, Fionn Whitehead and Ben Chaplin. The Children Act premieres exclusively on DirecTV August 16, followed by a theatrical rollout beginning September 14 in Los Angeles and New York.

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