The duo’s first produced screenplay unwraps the mystery surrounding a fateful night for Senator Ted Kennedy in 1969 that would affect the rest of his political career.
Starring Jason Clarke as the Massachusetts politician, whose car went off a bridge into the bay, killing Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara) and raising questions that affected the Kennedy family.
Soon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in 2015 — where they were, and how far they’ve come in just one short year.
The forthcoming drama Chappaquiddick has added Ed Helms and Kate Mara to the John Curran-directed film which tells the true story of Ted Kennedy’s headline-making car accident with Mary Jo Kopechne in Martha’s Vineyard during the ’60s.
John Curran is looking to take over the directing duties of the indie Chappaquiddick which tapped Jason Clarke to star as Senator Ted Kennedy.
Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson is in talks to direct 2015 Hit List script Chappaquiddick, which details the true story of Ted Kennedy’s infamous car accident in 1969.