Bryan Cranston Plays Blacklisted Writer Dalton Trumbo in the Upcoming Biopic ‘Trumbo’

The wonderful Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) plays the extremely talented, oft-beleaguered and very blacklisted novelist and writer Dalton Trumbo whose successful career came to an end after being declared a Communist in 1947 in the upcoming biopic Trumbo. The film also features Dame Helen Mirren, Diane Lane, Louis C.K. and John Goodman.

The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

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