‘News of the World’ is a 2020 American western drama film of ‘Tom Hanks’ co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass .
The films screenplay adapted from Paulette Jiles best-selling book — was co-written by Greengrass and Luke Davies, who was nominated for a best adapted screenplay Oscar in 2016 for “Lion”.
But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘News of the world’ Cast
- Tom Hanks as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd
- Helena Zengel as Johanna Leonberger
- Michael Covino as Ron Avalon
- Fred Hechinger as Thomas Kidd
- Neil Sandilands as Wilhelm Leonberger
- Thomas Francis Murphy as Merritt Farley
- Mare Winningham as Jane
- Elizabeth Marvel as Gannett
- Chukwudi Iwuji as Charles Edgefield
- Ray McKinnon
Storyline of ‘News of the World’
Only five years after the end of the Civil War, the grizzled former Confederate Army officer, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, wandering from town to town, travels the dusty and dangerous roads of 1870 Texas to make a living.
For the price of a dime, gentle Kyle, dressed in his impeccable suit, informs and entertains the people, reading the latest news and recounting captivating stories of exotic, far-off places from his pile of newspapers, knowing, however, that some wounds never heal.
Then, on one of his travels, the irresistible storyteller comes across the gruesome scene of a murder, and encounters the abducted ten-year-old orphan, Johanna: now, the proud daughter of the Kiowa nomadic warriors, Turning Water and Three Spotted.
To reunite the savage girl with her only surviving kin, patient Jefferson is willing to brave the perils of the long journey back and risk life and limb for twice-orphaned Johanna.
As they travels hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces.
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‘News of the world’ Tom Hanks trailer
Universal Pictures has released an official trailer for the film ‘News of the World’. You can watch it here:
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‘News of the world’ movie release date
‘News of the World’ was theatrically released on December 25, 2020 by Universal pictures in the United States.
It was released on Premium Video on Demand on January 15, 2021 in the United States.
In November 2020, Netflix had acquired international distribution rights except for the United States and China and released it digitally on February 10, 2021.
You can watch ‘News of the World’ on Amazon, Vudu, Apple TV, Google Play, and Fandango Now.
At the 93rd Academy Awards, the film received four nominations for Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Cinematography and Best Production Design.
Helena Zengel’s (Johanna Leonberger) performance received nominations for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
So, these are the major information about the film.
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