Tom Hanks Said He Would Not Attend A White House Screening Of "The Post" If Asked
"Our personal choices are going to have to reflect our opinions."
The Golden Globe–nominated film The Post, which stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks and is directed by Steven Spielberg, will be released in select theaters this week.
The film, which is set in the early 1970s, is about the Washington Post's decision to publish the top secret Pentagon Papers. Streep plays the role of the paper's publisher, Katharine Graham, and Hanks portrays editor-in-chief Ben Bradlee.