Spotlight Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

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Spotlight Plot: What's the story?

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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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Spotlight?

  1. 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.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Spotlight?

A look at the Spotlight behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tom McCarthy last directed The Cobbler and Win Win. The film's writer Josh Singer last wrote First Man and The Post.

Producer

Tom McCarthy

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Production Timeline: When did the Spotlight come together?

On or about June 12, 2015 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about October 21, 2012 • The film was in Development 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.

On or about October 21, 2012 • The film was in Announced status.

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 it released?

Spotlight was released in 2015 on Friday, November 6, 2015 in limited movie theaters. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Spectre, The Peanuts Movie and Room.
United States
November 6, 2015 Limited
United States
November 13, 2015 Expansion
United States
November 20, 2015 Nationwide
Canada
November 20, 2015

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Digital

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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