August 15th, 2011, by admin

The Ides Of March - Movie2k Movie PosterMovie2k Movies – The Ides Of March Synopsis

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 TomeiPaul Giamatti,Ryan Gosling and Evan Rachel Wood. It is an adaptation of the play Farragut North.



Movie2k Movies – The Ides Of March Plot

The Ides Of March takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate’s shot at the presidency.


Movie2k Movies – The Ides Of March Cast


Movie2k Movies – The Ides Of March Production Notes

In October 2010, Variety reported that Clooney signed on to produce, direct and star in the film adaptation of the Beau Willimon Broadway play Farragut North. Exclusive Media Group, Cross Creek Pictures, Smoke House Pictures and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions financed the film. Filming in Cincinnati, Ohio began in February 2011 in several downtown Cincinnati locations, including; Fountain Square, Over-the-Rhine historic district, Mount Lookout, Xavier University, and nearby Miami University. Principal photography will also take place in downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. On March 14, filming began at the University of Michigan and included 1,000 extras.

The film is set to premiere on August 31, 2011 as the opening film of the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Sony Pictures Entertainment bought the distribution rights for the United States and Canada. Sony wanted Clooney to keep the play’s title, but The Ides Of March was finalized. The Ides Of March was originally planned to have a limited release in December 2011 and a wide release in January 2012. However, Sony eventually moved the film’s domestic opening date to October 14, 2011.


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