The Post World Washington World Premiere - Itw Liz Hannah, Josh Singer (official video)

Washington D.C., Newseum , December 14 2017 The Post is an upcoming American historical drama political thriller film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer. Set in the early 1970s, the film stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, and Matthew Rhys. The Post depicts journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times who published the Pentagon Papers regarding the involvement of the United States government during the Vietnam War. Principal photography began in New York City in May 2017. The film is set to have a limited release in the United States on December 22, 2017, before a wide release on January 12, 2018. The Post received highly positive reviews, with specific praise for the performances of Streep, Hanks, and Odenkirk and critics noting the film's comparisons of the administrations of Richard Nixon and Donald Trump. It was also chosen by the National Board of Review as the best film of 2017. At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, the film received six nominations: Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Actress – Drama for Streep, Best Actor – Drama for Hanks, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score. Synopsis: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher, Kate Graham (Streep) of The Washington Post, and its hard-driving editor, Ben Bradlee (Hanks), to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government in publishing the Pentagon Papers. The Post Directed by Steven Spielberg Produced by Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Amy Pascal Written by Liz Hannah, Josh Singer Starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys Music by John Williams Cinematography Janusz Kamiński Edited by Michael Kahn, Sarah Broshar Production company : DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Partners, Amblin Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, Participant Media, Pascal Pictures, Star Thrower Entertainment Distributed by 20th Century Fox Release date : December 22, 2017 Running time : 115 minutes Country : United States Language English Budget $50 million (Source: Wikipedia)