Ryan Confronts Family Demons in 'Fireflies'


Ryan Reynolds gets serious as a writer with a tormented past in the star-studded drama Fireflies in the Garden, in theaters October 14. Watch the stirring trailer.

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Ryan plays Michael Taylor, a romance novelist who returns to his Midwest home for his mother's (Julia Roberts) college graduation, many years after she left her education behind to raise her children. But when tragedy strikes amid the celebration, Michael must face his biggest obstacle -- his father (Willem Dafoe) -- as the family grapples with their sudden, devastating loss.

Directed by Dennis Lee (Jesus Henry Christ), Fireflies in the Garden also stars Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Ioan Gruffudd, Shannon Lucio and Hayden Panettiere.