The Post is an upcoming American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer. The film stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, and Matthew Rhys. The Post depicts journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times who published the leaked documents of the Pentagon Papers regarding the involvement of the United States’ government during the Vietnam War. The film is set to be released theatrically in limited release in the United States on December 13, 2017, and in wide release on January 12, 2018.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Liz Hannah, Josh Singer
Stars: Alison Brie, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson