LAS VEGAS — (12-02-20) — STX Films brings you first look at the upcoming thriller film, The Mauritanian (2021), starring Academy Award-Winner Jodie Foster, Golden Globe Nominee Shailene Woodley, Bafta Nominee Tahar Rahim and Academy Award-Nominee Benedict Cumberbatch.
Captured by the U.S. Government, Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim) languishes in prison for years without charge or trial. Losing all hope, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley). Together they face countless obstacles in a desperate pursuit for justice. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), eventually reveals a shocking and far reaching conspiracy. Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir, this is the explosive true story of a fight for survival against all odds.
Produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Le vin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith and Michael Bronner, The Mauritanian is based on the Book: “Guantanamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi.
Directed by Kevin Macdonald and written by M.B. Traven, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani, STX Films is scheduled to release ‘The Mauritanian’ on February 19, 2021 in theaters and On Demand.
Watch The Mauritanian Official Trailer [HD]
Based on the Novel by:
Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Alwin H. Küchler
Lloyd Le vin
Branwen Prestwood Smith
Robert A. Halmi
Great Point Media
STX Films (2021) (Theatrical)
February 19, 2021
Copyright © 2020 STX Films
Article by: Michael The Sizzler, Staff Writer
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