Tom Hanks & Paul Greengrass Reteam ‘News Of The World’ Opening Christmas 2020

Universal has dated News of the World for Dec 25, 2020.

Pic will go up against DreamWorks Animation’s Croods 2 and an untitled Paramount/Skydance event movie.The pic, which reteams Tom Hanks with his Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass, will come in the wake of pre-Christmas releases next year 20th Century Fox/Amblin’s West Side Story, Paramount’s Coming to America 2, Sony’s Uncharted starring Tom Holland, and Warner Bros./Legendary’s Dune.News of the World, based on the National Book Award finalist and best-selling novel by Paulette Jiles, follows Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a widower and veteran of three wars, who now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.

The pic takes place five years after the end of the Civil War.In the plains of Texas,

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