The true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California.
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The Founder Plot: What's the story?
Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
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The Founder Cast: Who are the actors?
- Michael Keaton ... Ray Croc
Spider-Man: Far From Home, Dumbo
- Laura Dern ... Ethel Kroc
Marriage Story, Little Women
- Linda Cardellini ... Joan Smith
The Curse of La Llorona, A Simple Favor
- Patrick Wilson ... Rollie Smith
Midway, The Conjuring 3
- Nick Offerman ... Dick McDonald
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Bad Times at the El Royale
- B.J. Novak ... Harry Sonneborn
Saving Mr. Banks, The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Founder?
- Laura Dern will play Ethel Kroc, Kroc’s first wife who suffers through his business schemes and whom he neglects.
- Developed in the vein of The Social Network.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Founder?
A look at the The Founder behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director John Lee Hancock last directed The Highwaymen and Saving Mr. Banks. The film's writer Robert Siegel last wrote Cruise and Turbo.
Production Timeline: When did the The Founder come together?
On or about April 16, 2016 • The film was in Completed status.
On or about March 1, 2016 • The film was in Post-Production status.
On or about March 27, 2015 • The film was in Pre-Production status.
Plans to shoot mid-May 2015 in Atlanta.
The Founder Release Date: When was it released?The Founder was released in 2016 on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in los angeles movie theaters. Oscar Run
- United States
- December 7, 2016 Los Angeles Oscar Run
- United States
- January 20, 2017 Nationwide
- January 20, 2017
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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