WHO’S IN IT?
Paul Walter Hauser (I, Tonya), Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Kathy Bates (Misery), Jon Hamm (The Report), Olivia Wilde (Life Itself), Nina Arianda (Stan & Ollie), Ian Gomez (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Wayne Duvall (Lincoln), Dylan Kussman (Dead Poets Society), Mike Pniewski (Runaway Jury)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven), director, producer; Billy Ray (Captain Phillips), writer; Jennifer Davisson (Out of the Furnace), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Jonah Hill (22 Jump Street), Jessica Meier (The Mule), Kevin Misher (Public Enemies) and Tim Moore (The 15:17 to Paris), producers; Arturo Sandoval (At Middleton), composer; Yves Bélanger (Dallas Buyers Club), cinematographer; Joel Cox (Mystic River), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, security guard Richard Jewell (Hauser) manages to save thousands of lives from an exploding bomb that he discovers at the event. Although he is hailed as a hero at first, he begins to be vilified in the press when he is falsely reported to be the one behind the attack, and must rely on the help of his attorney Watson Bryant (Rockwell) to clear his name…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Clint Eastwood takes a close look at the scrutiny that the innocent security guard of the title went through after being accused of terrorism in his latest film, co-produced by both Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill who were at one point attached to star.