I had absolutely no idea Jeffrey Wright was in this; though it looks like another peripheral “character” role for him next to the film’s headliner, George Clooney, who also directed the film. Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Evan Rachel Wood and Ryan Gosling round out the cast; how many Oscar nominees and/or winners in the entire lot? Me thinks this will likely be in contention as well.
The story goes… During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate’s shot at the presidency.
It opens October 7th.