The Ides of March

Movie information

Ambition seduces. Power corrupts. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for pervasive language.
Released on:
October 7, 2011  

Previously Announced Release Dates:
October 14, 2011

Production Companies:
Cross Creek Pictures, Smoke House, Exclusive Media Group

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"Farragut North"

Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright, Max Minghella, Jennifer Ehle

Director: George Clooney

Screenwriter: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Script: Play Adaptation

Genre: Drama, Politics
About the film:
During the course of a presidential campaign, a young communications director falls prey to the backstabbing and other dirty trickery of seasoned rivals.
Rated R for pervasive language.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 11, 2007: Project announced. Director: George Clooney, Writer: Beau Willimon, Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Distributor: Warner Bros
Sep. 1, 2010: Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Chris Pine (in talks, replacing Leonardo DiCaprio), Evan Rachel Wood (in talks), Marisa Tomei (in talks), Distributor: seeking new distribution deal
Sep. 30, 2010: Cast: Ryan Gosling (in talks)
Oct. 27, 2010: Cast: Ryan Gosling confirmed
Dec. 9, 2010: Cast: Max Minghella
Mar. 3, 2011: Release Date: October 14, 2011
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