Based on true events of the 1920's, RADIUM GIRLS stars Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Joey King (The Act, The Kissing Booth) and Abby Quinn (Mad About You reboot, Little Women) as Bessie and Jo Cavallo. The teen sisters dream of Hollywood and Egyptian pyramids as they paint glow-in-the-dark watch dials at the American Radium factory in New Jersey. When Jo loses a tooth, Bessie's world is turned upside down as a mystery slowly unravels.

  • 1 hr 42 minNR
  • Oct 16, 2020
  • Drama

Cast & Crew

  • Joey KingActor

    Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Entourage (2004), Medium (2005), R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010) and "Avenging Angel", to name a few. Also she has completed three pilots, and was a series regular on the short lived show, "Bent" were she has said, "Jeffrey Tambor made me laugh everyday". Joey voiced the yellow fur ball Katie, for the animated feature Horton Hears a Who! (2008), and Beaver, for "Ice Age 3-D". She has also voiced the lead character Jessie, in the book series movie adaptation of "The Boxcar Children", and lastly the voice of China Girl in the much anticipated Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), a prequel to the the world famous 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz (1939). Joey said, "I think it's really neat to hear my voice come out of animal or creature that someone made from their imagination!" Her first film Grace (2006), was shot when she was six years old. On the first day of filming Joey had to pretend to almost drown in the ice cold ocean. Joey has said she was completely hooked on making movies after that. Joey was nine years old when she landed her first lead role in the feature Ramona and Beezus (2010). Joey played Ramona Quimby, whose character always seems to be in some sort of mischief. Joey has said that the role changed her life and she will always be grateful to, two of the most amazing, talented woman, Liz Allen and Denise DeNovi who are still good friends of Joey's. In her short years, Joey has worked with some very prestigious directors; Christopher Nolan, who Joey describes as super involved in every detail, including being present when Joey shaved off her hair for her role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Sam Raimi, who captured Joey's heart with his gentle and patient demeanor and brilliant vision, while working on Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and Roland Emmerich who Joey has said is such a gifted director, who I was so lucky to get to work for and will be my friend for life, while filming the action movie, White House Down (2013). Joey has spoken to many schools and Boys and Girls Clubs on the importance of making a positive difference in the world, even if you are young. She attends and contributes to many charities, and you can often find her helping her grandmother deliver food to the elderly through Meals on Wheels when she is not working. Joey's performances have earned her outstanding critical reviews from such critics as Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times, and Amy Biancolli of the San Francisco Chronicle. Joey has said she feels like the luckiest person in the world to be able to do what she loves and be surrounded by people she loves!
  • Abby QuinnActor

  • Cara SeymourActor

  • Susan HeywardActor

    Known best as "Detective Deena Pilgrim" on Sony Playstation's first original series "Powers" - currently filming its 2nd Season - Susan Heyward is an accomplished actress in television, film, and stage. Other projects include her role as "Cece" in the upcoming HBO series "Vinyl" starring Bobby Cannavale and a recently completed guest starring role on CBS' "Unforgettable." She has played recurring characters on Fox's "The Following" and Comedy Central's "Michael & Michael Have Issues" and has also appeared on "Law and Order" and as "Feyonce" on "30 Rock." Feature film work includes 20th Century Fox's recently released remake of "Poltergeist", the award-winning "Mother of George" and American Black Film Festival finalist "Busted on Brigham Lane" (released by festival sponsor HBO) Susan made her Broadway debut in "A Trip to Bountiful" co-starring with Cicely Tyson. She has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway productions including "I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document Given to Me By A Young Lady from Rwanda", the Pulitzer Prize winning "Ruined" as well as several regional productions including "Race" at ACT in San Francisco and "The Master Builder" at Yale Rep. Susan is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and Governor's School in Greenville, SC
  • Scott ShepherdActor

    Scott Shepherd is an actor, known for Bridge of Spies (2015), X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) and Jason Bourne (2016).
  • John Bedford LloydActor

  • Colby MinifieActor

  • Collin Kelly-SordeletActor

  • Olivia MacklinActor

  • Neal HuffActor