Poster and First Trailer for The Ides of March Starring George Clooney and Ryan Gosling
07.28.11 by BJSprecher
The first teaser poster and trailer for George Clooney's new political drama, The Ides of March, have been released online. In addition to starring in and directing the movie, Clooney co-wrote the sreenplay for Ides of March with Grant Heslov, who also collaborated with Clooney in writing his last directorial effort, Good Night, and Good Luck. The movie is based on Beau Willimon's play Farragut North, which is loosely based on the 2004 Democratic primary campaign of Howard Dean, and follows an up-and-coming press secretary (Ryan Gosling) as he learns about dirty politics while on the campaign trail for a presidential candidate (Clooney). Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymor Hoffman, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood also star.
The Ides of March will open the 68th Venice Film Festival on August 31st before its October 7th theatrical debut.