Netflix Adventure Drama ‘News of the World’: Plot, Cast, Trailer

Review Ethan / 2023-03-16 17:03:00

It’s an exciting February for Netflix subscribers, as the first Netflix Original starring Tom Hanks arrives soon. The action-adventure will be another great role for Hanks, a Hollywood legend. You can find everything about News of the World here, including the trailer and plot.

News of the World, a new Netflix Original Adventure-Drama series directed and written by Paul Greengrass is coming soon. Based on Paulette Jiles' novel, News of the World is directed by Paul Greengrass. Playtone was responsible for production. Gary Goetzman, a producer and Tom Hanks's founder, created Playtone.

What date is the News of the World Netflix launch?

We now know that News of the World is going to be streaming on Netflix worldwide on Wednesday February 10, 2021, thanks to the release of the trailer.

News of the World premiered in the USA late in 2020, when it was given a limited theatrical release. The feature has received a positive response from critics, making its international debut on Netflix all the more exciting.

News of the World runs for 118 minutes.

How does News of the World work?

American Civil War vet Captain Kidd offers to give Johana to her aunt, and uncle, years after she was kidnapped by the Kiowa. They travel through Texas' dangerous terrain, facing dangers from both nature and evil humanity.

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Helena Zengel (left) and Tom Hanks (right) – Copyright. Netflix

What are the cast members of News of the World?

These cast members were confirmed as stars in News of the World

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Captain Kidd Tom Hanks Cast Away | Saving Private Ryan | Forrest Gump
Johanna Helena Zengel System Crasher | Dark Blue Gil | Baby Bitchka
Almay Michael Covino The Climb | All Wrong | Keep in Touch
John Calley Fred Hechinger Eighth Grade | Alex Strangelove | The Woman in the Window
Wilhelm Leonberger Neil Sandilands The Flash | The 100 | The Americans
Merritt Farley Thomas Francis Murphy Mindhunter | 12 Years a Slave | Free State of Jones
Jane Mare Winningham Philomena | Turner & Hooch | St. Elmo’s Fire
Ella Gannett Elizabeth Marvel True Grit | Lincoln | Gifted
Charles Edgefield Chukwudi Iwuji Designated Survivor | When They See Us | John Wick 2
Christopher John Kidd Ray McKinnon Le Mans ’66 | Mud | Sons of Anarchy
Willie Branholme Bill Camp 12 Year’s a Slave | Joker | Birdman

It’s perhaps taken longer than expected but Tom Hanks’s role as Captain Kidd will be his first in a Netflix Original.

Where and when was News of the World filmed?

News of the World's principal photography began in Santa Fe (New Mexico) on September 2, 2019. Originally, the feature was to have been produced by Fox Pictures. However, after Disney bought Fox, Universal acquired it.

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Tom Hanks as Captain Kidd and Helena Zengel as Johana in News of the World – Copyright. Netflix

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