True Story Movie

True Story movie poster

Who's Involved:

Brad Pitt, James Franco, Felicity Jones, Jonah Hill, Maria Dizzia, Rebecca Henderson, Dede Gardner, Ethan Suplee, Gretchen Mol, Rupert Goold, Robert John Burke

Release Date:

Friday, April 17, 2015 (Limited)

language and some disturbing material

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel’s relentless pursuit of Longo’s true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption.

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Who stars in True Story: Cast List

... Michael Finkel

"Don't Look Up" , "Megamind"  

... Christian Longo

"Sausage Party " , "Spring Breakers"  

"Inferno" , "Collide"  

"The Wolf of Wall Street" , "Walk of Shame"  

... Karen

"False Positive" , "An American Affair"  

... Ellen Parks

"Werewolves Within"  

... Greg Ganley


... Mary Jane Longo

"Piercing" , "Christine"  

Who's making True Story: Crew List

A look at the True Story behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Rupert Goold last directed Judy.



Dede Gardner
Brad Pitt

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Production: What we know about True Story?

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. March 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. Production will begin in July.

  4. February 2012: The film was in Development status.

True Story Release Date: When was the film released?

True Story was released in 2015 on Friday, April 17, 2015 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Child 44 , Unfriended and Monkey Kingdom.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

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