Regina King, KiKi Layne and Stephan James joined the director for the film’s U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival, held at the historic Apollo Theater.
The film, in theaters Nov. 3, marks Gerwig’s directorial debut.
The actress learned American Sign Language to communicate with the project’s deaf costars.
“I’d tell the real [budget motel] manager to step out from behind the desk so we could shoot a scene,” said the actor of his role in the drama.
Pattinson, Miller and the new “Spider-Man” Tom Holland closed out the New York Film Festival with the premiere of “The Lost City of Z.”
Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard showed their highly anticipated biopic “Jackie” at the New York Film Festival Thursday evening.
“It’s not like a strength or gusto, it’s f–king hearty,” Stewart said of the film’s female characters.