"News of the World" is a 2020 American Western drama film directed by Paul Greengrass.
The starring cast includes Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Mare Winningham, Fred Hechinger, Neil Sandilands, Elizabeth Marvel, Thomas Francis Murphy, Ray McKinnon, Bill Camp, Chukwudi Iwuji and others.

Here are "News of the World" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for News of the World movie?

Universal Pictures on Thursday, October 22, 2020 released the trailer for "News of the World" you can watch here:
News of the World - Official Trailer.

Plot summary

What is News of the World movie plot?

Here is a short review of "News of the World" movie plot summary.

"A widowed Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, despite the girl's wish to remain with her captors. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home."


Who plays who in the News of the World movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "News of the World" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Tom Hanks  as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd
Helena Zengel  as Johanna Leonberger
Mare Winningham  as Doris Boudlin
Fred Hechinger  as John Calley
Neil Sandilands  as Wilhelm Leonberger
Elizabeth Marvel  as Mrs. Gannett
Thomas Francis Murphy  as Mr. Farley
Ray McKinnon  as Simon Boudlin
Bill Camp  as Mr. Branholme
Steve Boyles  as Freighter
Tom Astor  as Cavalry Lieutenant
John Travis Johnson  as Cavalry Rider
Andy Kastelic  as Union Duty Officer
Jeffrey Ware  as Red River Hecklers
Chris Bylsma  as Red River Hecklers
Justin Tade  as Red River Hecklers
Darrin Giossi  as Federal Soldier
Brenden Wedner  as Young Progressive Speaker
Michael Angelo Covino  as Almay
Clay James  as Almay's Men
Cash Lilley  as Almay's Men
Stafford Douglas  as Dallas Federal Officers
Robert G. Knowlton  as Dallas Federal Officers
Jared Berry  as Dallas Federal Soldier
Gabriel Ebert  as Benjamin Farley
Clint Obenchain  as Tom Farley
Truman Hanks  as German Rider
Winsome Brown  as Anna Leonberger
Michael Toby Sanchez  as San Antonian

Release date

When is News of the World movie release date?

"News of the World" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 25, 2020 (United States) and on January 7, 2021 (Germany) distributing by Universal Pictures, (United States), Netflix and (international).


What are News of the World filming details?

The duration of the film is 118 minutes.

"News of the World" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about News of the World movie?

"News of the World" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.9/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 85/100.

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