The Trial of the Chicago 7 Movie

Who's Involved:

Seth Rogen, Michael Keaton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marc Platt, Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Rylance, Laurie MacDonald, Walter Parkes, J.C. MacKenzie, Ben Stiller, Steven Spielberg, Eddie Redmayne, William Hurt, Frank Langella, Aaron Sorkin, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Alex Sharp

Release Date:

Friday, October 16, 2020 (Netflix)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven men charged by the federal government with conspiracy and inciting to riot.


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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Abbie Hoffman

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    ... Tom Hayden

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3, The Last Days Of Night

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    ... Jerry Rubin

    An American Pickle, The Interview

Crew: Who's making The Trial of the Chicago 7

A look at the The Trial of the Chicago 7 behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ben Stiller last directed The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Tropic Thunder. The film's writer Aaron Sorkin last wrote Molly's Game and Steve Jobs.

Screenwriter

Aaron Sorkin

Producers

Laurie MacDonald
Walter Parkes
Marc Platt
Steven Spielberg

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Production: What we know about The Trial of the Chicago 7

Key Facts

  1. Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to The Trial of the Chicago 7 from Cross Creek Pictures for release in late 2020 (7/2/2020).
  2. Michael Keaton plays Ramsey Clark and William Hurt plays John Mitchell (10/26/19).
  3. Based on the documentary by Brett Morgan titled Chicago 10.

Filming Timeline

On or about July 23, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about December 23, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about October 26, 2019, the film was in Production status.

Shooting in Chicago and New Jersey.

On or about October 26, 2019, the film was in Production status.

Shooting in Chicago and New Jersey.

On or about October 11, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Paramount Pictures on board for distribution.

On or about February 3, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Aiming for summer 2019 shoot.

On or about December 16, 2018, the film was in Development status.

Budgetary concerns has pulled the project from moving forward; sending back to development.

On or about November 15, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about November 14, 2008, the film was in Development status.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is coming out in 2020 on Friday, October 16, 2020 (Netflix release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including 2 Hearts and Candyman.


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