Wednesday, October 21, 2020

"Mank" on Netflix

"Mank" is the new 1930's-set drama, directed by David Fincher starring actor Gary Oldman, notorious for ranting "Jews control Hollywood...", now oddly cast as Herman J. Mankiewicz, son of Jewish immigrants and screenwriter of "Citizen Kane", co-starring Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tuppence Middleton, Tom Burke and Charles Dance, opening in a limited theatrical release November 2020, before streaming on Netflix December 4, 2020:

"...the film follows the life of writer Herman J. Mankiewicz (Oldman) as he scripted 'Citizen Kane' and the problems that arose with Orson Welles (Burke) during production, leading up to the movie's release..."

Cast also includes Joseph Cross as 'Charles Lederer', Jamie McShane as 'Shelly Metcalf', Toby Leonard Moore as 'David O. Selznick', Monika Grossman as 'Fraulein Freda', Jeff Harms as 'Ben Hecht' and Leven Rambin as 'Eve'. 

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