Steven Spielberg's The Post Trailer With Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep

Carla Harmon
November 8, 2017

Oscar royalty Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep appear onscreen for the first time in Steven Spielberg's new trailer for film drama The Post, which documents the Pentagon Papers scandal.

The Post is Spielberg's new film about the infamous Pentagon Papers scandal that rocked the United States in 1971, and was yet another major tipping point in the public's loss of faith in the United States government and the Vietnam War.

The trailer for their forthcoming film, The Post, has just been released and alongside Hanks is an impressive cast which includes Meryl Streep, Alison Brie and Sarah Paulson. With the paper's hard-driving editor Ben Bradlee (two-time Oscar-winner Tom Hanks), Graham led an unprecedented battle between government and journalists to expose the truth behind a cover-up which spanned four US presidents.

Tom Hanks (as Ben Bradlee) and Meryl Streep (as Kay Graham) star in Twentieth Century Fox's The Post. And based on the first trailer released for The Post, they're all firing on every single cylinder available and it looks electric! The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers-and their very freedom-to bring long-buried truths to light. She was also spurred to make the film-and make it fast-because of the then-upcoming 2016 election, which she believed Hillary Clinton would win; the movie, then, would be a timely celebration of women in power.

The film marks the the first time Streep has appeared with Hanks on the big screen.

Liz Hannah and Josh Singer co-wrote The Post, which opens its limited theatrical run on December 22nd, followed by a wide release on January 12th, 2018.

The Post is scheduled to arrive in theatres on December 22 in the USA and is slated to release in other places on January 12, 2018.

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