The first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s The Post has been released, showing Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep take on the U.S. Government. Fans of Steven Spielberg will undoubtedly be excited about his latest film, which boasts an incredible cast and a hard-hitting story.
While the film hasn’t been released, it’s fair to assume that this might be the film that everyone is talking about when the Oscars come around. With a cast including beloved actors such as Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks and a director like Speilberg, this is exactly what the Academy loves to nominate.
Watch the trailer below:
Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.
The Post marks the first time Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on a project. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The script was written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, and the film features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods. In Theaters December 22, 2017