‘Mank’ First Trailer: Netflix Unveils David Fincher’s Long-Awaited Return to Film

The long wait for new David Fincher film footage has ended thanks to Netflix’s premiere of the first trailer for “Mank,” the director’s first feature film since the 2014 theatrical release of “Gone Girl.” Along with Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and Ron Howard’s “Hillbilly Elegy,” Fincher’s “Mank” is one of the streaming giant’s top Oscar prospects this year.

“Mank” will be getting a theatrical release before it arrives on streaming at the start of December.“Mank” is a long-in-the-works passion project for Fincher as his father, Jack, wrote the screenplay before passing away in April 2003.

The story centers on Herman J.

Mankiewicz, the Oscar-winning co-writer of “Citizen Kane,” as he overcomes personal and professional battles to finish the script for Orson Welles’ iconic drama.

“The Souvenior” breakout Tom Burke stars as Welles, The cast also includes Amanda Seyfried as Marion Davies,

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