Truth Trailer features Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett tackling Rathergate
Sony Pictures Classics and Yahoo! Movies released the first official Truth trailer, the film stars Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, and Dennis Quaid.
Truth was written and directed by James Vanderbilt and is based on the book “Truth and Duty” by Mary Mapes. The filmis an independent feature film based on the book “Truth and Duty” by Mary Mapes. In the vein of “All The President’s Men” and “The Insider”, it is the incredible true story of Mary Mapes (played by Cate Blanchett), an award-winning CBS News Journalist and Dan Rather’s producer, who broke the Abu-Ghraib prison abuse story, among others.
The film chronicles the story Mapes and Rather (played by Robert Redford) uncovered that a sitting US president may have been AWOL from the United States National Guard for over a year during the Vietnam War. When the story blew up in their face, the ensuing scandal ruined Dan Rather’s career, nearly changed a US Presidential election, and almost took down all of CBS News in the process.
Truth is scheduled to hit select theaters on October 16, 2015.