Netflix has released the trailer for their upcoming film “Mank” which delves into the story behind one of the greatest cinematic masterpieces ever made: “Citizen Kane”. The film, directed by David Fincher, stars Gary Oldman as Herman Mankiewicz as he races to complete the screenplay for Orson Welles (Tom Burke). Other cast includes Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tuppence Middleton, and Charles Dance.
The film will be released in Select Theaters in November and on Netflix on December 4th.
1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane for Orson Welles.