Common unveiled a primary have a look at She Mentioned, the upcoming drama primarily based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning The New York Occasions journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey as they investigated sexual misconduct claims towards Harvey Weinstein, Wednesday throughout CinemaCon.
Slated to open Nov. 18, the movie relies on the 2019 e-book She Mentioned: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Motion by Kantor (performed by Zoe Kazan within the film0 and Twohey (performed by Carey Mulligan).
“It triggered a domino impact [hastening] the #MeToo motion for lasting change,” mentioned Mulligan of the journalists’ work, talking on stage at CinemaCon. “It was an honor to painting these girl.”
Kazan famous that the journalists urged their sources to share their tales as a result of “they couldn’t change the previous, however they might change the long run.”
The clip exhibits the pair assembly with sources and the pressures of working round obstacles to telling the reality.
Castmembers embody Patricia Clarkson and Samantha Morton. The female-fronted film is directed by Maria Schrader (Unorthodox) and written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Ida), with Natasha Braier (Honey Boy) as director of pictures.
CinemaCon runs by means of Thursday at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.