J. Edgar movie information
(Wed) November 9, 2011 (limited) November 11, 2011 (wide) Previously Announced Release Dates: October 2011
Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Wintergreen Productions
Distributors: Warner Bros
Status: Released This film was Previously Known As: "Hoover" Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Josh Lucas, Damon Herriman, Ken Howard, Jeffrey Donovan, Miles Fisher, Ed Westwick, Dermot Mulroney Director: Clint Eastwood Screenwriter: Dustin Lance Black Script: Original
Genre: Drama, Period, Bio
About the film: The story explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century.
As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Rated R for brief strong language.
Project Timeline: Mar. 1, 2010: Project announced. Writer: Dustin Lance Black, Distributor: Universal Pictures
Mar. 10, 2010: Director: Clint Eastwood, Distributor: looking for a new studio
Mar. 31, 2010: Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio (in early talks)
Jun. 17, 2010: Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio confirmed
Sep. 21, 2010: Cast: Joaquin Phoenix (in talks)
Dec. 8, 2010: Cast: Armie Hammer, Charlize Theron (in talks), Title: J. Edgar
Dec. 15, 2010: Cast: Judi Dench
Dec. 23, 2010: Cast: Damon Herriman
Jan. 10, 2011: Cast: Ed Westwick
Jan. 18, 2011: Cast: Josh Lucas
Jan. 25, 2011: Cast: Naomi Watts
Mar. 8, 2011: Cast: Jeffrey Donovan, Miles Fisher
Jun. 29, 2011: Release Date: October 2011
Aug. 3, 2011: Release Date: November 9, 2011
Box Office: Opening weekend: $11.22 mil. (1910 theaters) |
Trailer (view below): VIDEO
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