Universal has officially released the first trailer and new images for upcoming political drama “Frost/Nixon
Adaptation of the hit Peter Morgan
(The Queen, The Other Boleyn Girl) play based on a series of televised interviews that David Frost
secured with former President Nixon
in 1977. The final interview ended with Nixon tacitly admitting his guilt regarding his role in the Watergate scandal. Frank Langella
and Michael Sheen
are reprising their Broadway roles as Nixon and Frost, respectively. Kevin Bacon
will play Nixon’s chief of staff Jack Brennan
Frost/Nixon is directed by actor and filmmaker Ron Howard
(Backdraft, Apollo 13, Ransom, A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man, The Da Vinci Code).
The film is scheduled to hit theaters on December 5th, in limited release.