The Ides of March 2011

The Ides of March is an upcoming 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay by Clooney and Grant Heslov. It stars Clooney, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti, Ryan Gosling, and Evan Rachel Wood. It is an adaptation of the play Farragut North. The film was featured as the opening film at the 68th Venice International Film Festival and was shown at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. It will have a wide release on October 7, 2011.

Plot: An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Based on the play by Beau Willimon.

* George Clooney as Mike Morris
* Ryan Gosling as Stephen Meyers
* Paul Giamatti as Tom Duffy
* Marisa Tomei as Ida Horowicz
* Evan Rachel Wood as Molly Stearns

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