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Gary Oldman Rushes To Finish 'Citizen Kane' Screenplay in Netflix's 'Mank'

Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried have a chat in the new, black and white trailer for Netflix’s Mank.

Set in 1930s Hollywood, the film is a shown “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.”

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The film stars a lot of big Hollywood names including Lily Collins as Rita Alexander, Tom Burke as Welles, Charles Dance as William Randolph Hearst, and Tom Pelphrey as Joseph Mankiewicz.

Mank is set to debut on Netfix on December 4 and a lot of fans are already saying the film is Oscar-worthy.

Watch the full trailer below!

David Fincher's 'Mank' Is Getting Awards Season Buzz - Watch the Trailer!

The first trailer David Fincher new movie Mank is finally here!

Here’s the logline for the film: 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.

In Mank, Gary Oldman portrays Mankiewicz, Lily Collins is Rita Alexander, Amanda Seyfried plays Marion Davies, Tom Burke is Welles, Charles Dance is William Randolph Hearst, and Tom Pelphrey is Joseph Mankiewicz. Be sure to check out the trailer and catch Mank when it’s finally released!

The movie is considered an awards season contender and will be released on Netflix and in certain theaters on December 4th, 2020.

Check out the debut trailer for Mank embedded in this post…

Netflix Shares First Look at David Fincher's 'Mank,' His New Movie About the Making of 'Citizen Kane'

David Fincher has directed the upcoming movie Mank, marking his first feature film since 2014′s Gone Girl.

In Mank, “1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane for Orson Welles (Tom Burke).”

Citizen Kane is considered to have one of the greatest scripts of all time and it won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

Mank also stars Amanda Seyfried as Marion Davies and Lily Collins as Rita Alexander.

The movie does not yet have a release date, but it’s expected to premiere on Netflix in the fall. These first look photos were released on Saturday (September 5) to coincide with the 79th anniversary of Citizen Kane‘s wide theatrical opening.

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