The Jurassic Park actress is joining Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon in the movie, reported Deadline.
Andrew is playing a jobless man whose family is evicted from their home and who starts working for the realtor who evicted them, the role Michael will play.
Laura, 46, will play the mother of Andrew's character in the film, which is already shooting in New Orleans.
The actress' other upcoming films include the big screen adaptation of John Green's book The Fault In Our Stars and the drama Wild.
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