Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks team up for the Pentagon political drama

March 7, 2017

Steven Spielberg is working on another political thriller, in which the lead roles plays Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. According to critics, this kind of movie can be extremely useful for the America today because the best way to reckon with the present is to look at the past.

Steven Spielberg, famous Hollywood director, decided to realise his another large-scale political project. Teaming up with the best ever performers like Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, Spielberg is working on the drama about The Washington Post’s involvement in the 1971 release of the Pentagon Papers.

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This target will be the hard-hitting one, said the producers, the preliminary negotiations with star actors are on the way. The director wants to see in the movie only these actors, none other. Tom Hanks will likely play Post editor Ben Bradlee, while Streep will play publisher Kay Graham in this deep and dramatic movie.

The Pentagon Papers is the name of the political scandal in 1971, the chaos was caused by the releasing of the leaked study from the Department of Defense. Of course, it was about the U.S. government’s military involvement in Vietnam, that’s why the future political thriller based on these facts will be so actual in our times. Moreover, the politically charged Spielberg movie featuring two brightest movie stars alive and becoming the one of the most anticipating cinema event.