“Thank god we have a populist storyteller as morally focused as he is gifted to use his platform to tell stories that matter at the exact moment they matter most,” Drew McWeeny writes of director Steven Spielberg.
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There is no Oscar race without this movie, which features supporting turns from Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Carrie Coon, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Plemons, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tracy Letts, Alison Brie, David Cross, Matthew Rhys, Zach Woods and Bruce Greenwood. Hey now!
Hanks and Streep will play Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham respectively. Amy Pascal is the lead producer on the project, which will be co-financed by 20th Century Fox and Amblin Entertainment.
Featuring 92 scripts, 101 writers, more than 70 production companies & studios, 46 different agencies & management companies, and more than 200 individual reps, this year’s list is one of the most diverse and exciting we’ve ever released.
In a competitive bidding war, Amy Pascal and her company Pascal Pictures came away with the new spec script, The Post. The script hails from writer Liz Hannah and this is her first spec deal.