‘Ben Is Back’ Trailer: Julia Roberts & Lucas Hedges Drama Grapples With Opioid Crisis

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Roadside Attractions has dropped the first full-length trailer for Ben Is Back, the drama starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges as a mother and son caught up in the opioid epidemic that made its debut at the Toronto film fest last month. “He’s got the sparkle back in his eyes,” says Ben’s cautiously optimistic mom Holly (Roberts) – but she hides the household’s pill bottles just in case. Hedges – son of writer and director Peter Hedges – plays the 19-year-old addict…