Plot: What's the story about?
The film tells the riveting true story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigation team who uncovered a scandal that would rock the city and shock the world. For years, whispers of the Boston Archdiocese’s cover up of sexual abuse within the Catholic church were largely ignored by the media, the police and the legal system. Against all odds, the spotlight team fought to expose the truth.
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Who stars in Spotlight: Cast List
Rachel McAdams ... Sacha Pfeiffer
"Game Night" , "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness"
Mark Ruffalo ... Michael Rezendes
"Avengers: Infinity War" , "Now You See Me 2"
Michael Keaton ... Walter 'Robby' Robinson
"The Asset" , "The Flash"
Who's making Spotlight: Crew List
A look at the Spotlight behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tom McCarthy last directed Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made and The Cobbler. The film's writer Josh Singer last wrote First Man and The Post.
Watch: Spotlight Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Spotlight?
- Based on the true story. Project, which was announced in April 2010, is described as in the vein of the classic journalism pic All the President's Men. Producers have secured life rights of the Globe reporters responsible, including Spotlight Team members Michael Rezendes, Sacha Pfeiffer and Matt Carroll, Spotlight Team editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, special projects editor Ben Bradlee Jr. and Globe editor Marty Baron.
- June 2015: The film was in Completed status.
- October 2012: The film was in Development status.
- October 2012: The film was in Announced status.
Due to the sensitivity of the subject matter, Tom McCarthy has been working in secret for more than a year on the project that chronicles the worldwide scandal.
Project, which was announced in April 2010, is described as in the vein of the classic journalism pic All the President's Men.
Spotlight Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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VOD/DigitalTuesday, February 2, 2016
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