It’s Meryl Streep vs. the U.S. government in the new Steven Spielberg movie The Post.
Meryl Streep plays the first female publisher of The Washington Post, Kay Graham, who finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy when U.S. government officials work to block the publishing of documents that expose U.S. corruption in the Vietnam War.
These documents were eventually known as The Pentagon Papers.
The Post shows Kay Graham fighting alongside Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) to uphold the truth when doing so puts her career and the future of The Washington Post at stake.
Watch the trailer below:
The Post hits select theatres December 22nd and all theatres January 12th.