KILL THE MESSENGER

STATUS: Completed

US-RELEASE: Focus Features (October 10, 2014)

GENRE: Thriller

DIRECTOR: Michael Cuesta

WRITER: Peter Landesman (screenplay), Nick Schou and Gary Webb (book)

CAST: Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Paz Vega, Michael K. Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Barry Pepper 

PRODUCERS: Pamela Abdy, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner, Scott Stuber

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Bluegrass Films, The Combine

SYNOPSIS: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb