True Story

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Release Date: April 17, 2015 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: August 4, 2015

1h 40m | Drama

This gripping story based on true events follows the relationship between the shamed journalist Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) and accused murderer Christian Longo (James Franco), who lived under Finkel's pseudonym for years.

Finkel begins investigating Longo's past in order to uncover the reality of Longo's story and to redeem his own name and tarnished career.

Director: Rupert Goold
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s): Anthony Katagas, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner
Cast: Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones
Writer(s): Rupert Goold, David Kajganich
Inspiration: Michael Finkel
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