Netflix – The upcoming film Mank by David Fincher will not just tell the story of the screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz while he was trying to finish the script for citizen Kane in 1930s Hollywood but it will also live and breathe as a film straight out of that time itself, which is 1930s. The film is being produced by Eric Roth, who said as much as in the month of June when he was teased the film that it is going to be an incredible piece. The producer also said that it looks and feels like a 1930s movie, which is black and white.
If you want to check what the originally screenwriter is talking about, you can see the official trailer of “Mank” on some sites. It is also available on YouTube.
This film will start to premiere on one of the biggest streaming platform, that is Netflix on fourth December. There is a limited theatrical release of the same in the month of November.
The supporting cast of the film includes four members. The character of Marion Davies will be played by Amanda Seyfried who is a thirty four year old American actress and singer also a model. Other than her, you will also see Charles Dance and Tom Pelphrey in the role of Willian Randolph Hearst and Joseph L. Mankiewicz respectively. The role of the secretary of Mank, Rita Alexander will be played by Lily Collins who is a thirty one year old English American actress. She is also a model, writer and a producer.
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Herman J. Mankiewicz was an American screenwriter who is mainly known for as mentioned earlier, Citizen Kane which was a 1941 drama American film. It was the first feature film for Orson Welles who is considered one of the best filmmaker.