|Freddie Highmore||August Rush|
|Keri Russell||Lyla Novacek|
|Jonathan Rhys Meyers||Louis Rush|
|Terrence Howard||Richard Jeffries|
|Leon Thomas III||Arthur|
|Jamia Simone Nash||Hope|
A musically gifted orphan, Evan, runs away from his orphanage and searches New York City for his birth parents. On his journey, he's taken under the wing of the Wizard, a homeless man who lives in an abandoned theater. After discovering his talent, the Wizard gives Evan the name ''August Rush'' and devises a plan to profit from his talent. Little does Evan know that his parents, Lyla and Louis, are searching for him too.