“Oscar-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything, Bohemian Rhapsody) stays in a biopic groove here, and it’s his approach to the material that makes Darkest Hour interesting. He knows that it’s not just which story you’re telling, but how you tell it,” writes Drew McWeeny.
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The WWII film shows behind the scenes of Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s war cabinet as the Germans descended on Dunkirk and things were looking grim.
Step back, Christopher Nolan, another English director is here with an epic World War II film, but this time, rather focusing on a single event, this movie focuses on one of the biggest and most critical figures of the war: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
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.
Director Joe Wright is teaming once more with Focus Features to release his upcoming film about Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour. It’s set to begin filming in the fall and has added several big-name stars to its cast, alongside star Gary Oldman who has been attached since April.
Gary Oldman is in talks to step into the role of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, the upcoming World War II drama directed by Joe Wright.