TRUMBO

GENRE: Drama

STATUS: Completed

US RELEASE: November 25th, 2015 (Bleeker Street Media)

DIRECTOR: Jay Roach

WRITER: John McNamara (from the novel by Bruce Cook)

CAST: Bryan Cranston, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Diane Lane Michael Stuhlbarg and Helen Mirren

PRODUCERS: Michael London, John McNamara, Janice Williams, Nimitt Mankad, Shivani Rawat         

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Groundswell Productions, ShivHans Pictures

SYNOPSIS: In 1947, Dalton Trumbo as Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.