7 Things You Need to Know About The Book of Henry Movie

The Book of Henry Movie Trivia: Find out 7 awesome things you want to know about the upcoming heartwarming drama thriller of the summer!

Ready for The Book of Henry movie trivia you need to know? If you’re looking for the most heartwarming movie of the summer, I think this is going to be the one to watch. Yes, it’s being called a drama thriller, but at its core it’s all about how one child genius goes above and beyond to help his friend, and how his single mom helps him put his plan into action. If that doesn’t sound heartwarming, I don’t know what does! Let’s check out some basics about the film, then get into the cool trivia about The Book of Henry.

Must-Know The Book of Henry Movie Trivia

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The Book of Henry is the story of a young, child genius, Henry Carpenter, who writes down his plan in a book, to help his neighbor and friend, Christina Sickleman, who is being abused by her stepfather. The movie was first set to be released on September 16, 2016, but Focus Features later changed it to its current date of June 16, 2017. However, the movie will premiere two days earlier, on June 14, at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Here are some cool The Book of Henry movie trivia facts!

1. The movie director of The Book of Henry is Colin Trevorrow, who also directed the 2012 Safety Not Guaranteed, the 2015 Jurassic World and the upcoming 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX.


2. Don’t recognize the name Maddie Ziegler? That is because this is her first movie role, as Christina Sickleman. Previously, Ziegler appeared on the Lifetime reality show, Dance Moms, from 2011 to 2016. In 2015 and 2016, she made Time Magazine’s list of the 30 Most Influential Teens.


3. Jacob Tremblay and Naomi Watts have worked together on another movie as well. In the 2016 movie Shut In, Tremblay played the role of Tom Patterson, while Watts played the role of Mary Portman.

4. Jaeden Lieberher and Naomi Watts have also starred in a previous movie together. In the 2014 movie, St. Vincent, Lieberher played the role of Oliver Bronstein, while Watts played the role of Daka Paramova.


5. The Book of Henry took just over a month to film. Filming began on October 5, 2015 and concluded on November 21, 2015. The filming was done in New York City, New York, including the Hildebrandt’s Restaurant in Williston Park.

6. Jaeden Lieberher is the son of executive chef, Wes Lieberher. Wes is the executive chef at Beer Belly, with locations in the Los Angeles, California neighborhood of Koreatown and Long Beach, California. Wes also created the menu for the wedding of Good Charlotte singer, Joel Madden and Nicole Richie in 2010.

7. While Jacob Tremblay is only 10 years old, he is not new to the acting world. In 2015, Tremblay played the main role of Jack Newsome in Room, which he was nominated for several awards. In 2016, he played the role of Cody Morgan in Before I Wake and will appear in the upcoming movie, Wonder, in the main role of August “Auggie” Pullman, set to hit theaters on November 17, 2017.

Have you heard any other interesting The Book of Henry movie trivia? Are you planning to see this one in theaters? Share your thoughts below!

8 thoughts on “7 Things You Need to Know About The Book of Henry Movie

  1. This is the first time I have heard of this movie. Looks very interesting, I think me and the kids will start to watch the show since kids are out of school.

  2. I haven’t heard of The Book of Henry before now, and already it’s one I’d like to see. Isn’t it hard to believe it took only a month to make? And also that the actors are so young? Especially Jacob Tremblay at 10 years old!

  3. I have not heard of The Book of Henry yet. Thank you for all of this great info. Looks really great and I think my son would enjoy it. Thanks for the fun idea for our family.

  4. What a great insightful post. I had also never heard of this book but now and all about looking into it. We love to read and support young actors.

  5. Oh my goodness. I didn’t realize Jacob Tremblay has been in so many roles and he’s only 10 years old. I look forward to seeing this movie. The plot sounds very interesting and I’m sure it is full of suspense.

  6. Great trivia. I knew nothing about this movie and now, I feel like I’m an expert. I didn’t see what the rating was. I would love to go see this with my daughters, who are 10 and 12. Thanks for all the great facts about the movie!

  7. I like the thriller movie genre. I think we will love this movie. What’s surprising is that it only took a month to shoot! That’s incredible. The team behind it must have been really professional and good.

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