The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted in the 1940s for their political ideologies.
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Risking everything, Trumbo refuses to renounce his beliefs, and pays the price for his commitment to freedom.
The studios refuse to hire him, the US government sentence him to a year in prison, and the conflict soon entangles everyone in Hollywood – from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren), to actors John Wayne and Kirk Douglas, and director Otto Preminger.
TRUMBO features a stellar cast including Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman and Michael Stuhlbarg.
'Bryan Cranston finally translates his critical acclaim for “Breaking Bad” into an Oscar-caliber performance in darkly comic Trumbo, playing an eloquent, witty screenwriter who bucked the Hollywood blacklist and triumphed.' – New York Post
TRUMBO is out in cinemas February 18, 2016
Featuring an exceptional lead performance by Cranston, Trumbo is a gripping, spirited drama that sheds light on one of the darkest chapters in Hollywood history.
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