"Long Shot" is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine.
The starring cast includes Seth Rogen as Fred Flarsky, Charlize Theron as Charlotte Field, O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Lance, Andy Serkis as Parker Wembley, June Diane Raphael as Maggie Millikin, Bob Odenkirk as President Chambers, Alexander Skarsgård as Prime Minister James Steward, Braxton Herda as Young Fred, Aviva Mongillo as Young Charlotte, Ravi Patel as Tom and others.

Here are "Long Shot" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Long Shot movie?

Lionsgate Movies on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 released the trailer for "Long Shot" you can watch here:
Long Shot (2019 Movie) New Trailer - Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron.

Plot summary

What is Long Shot movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Long Shot" movie plot summary.

U.S. Secretary of State Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) learns from President Chambers (Bob Odenkirk), a former television actor, that he does not plan on running for a second term as he is trying to break into the movie industry. Seeing an opportunity, she convinces him to endorse her as a potential presidential candidate.
Meanwhile, New York City journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) learns that the newspaper he works for has been bought by Parker Wembley (Andy Serkis), a wealthy media mogul whose ethics directly oppose Fred's. Furious, he promptly quits but cannot find another job. Depressed, he turns to his more successful best friend Lance (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), who takes him to a charity fundraising event where Boyz II Men are performing. Coincidentally, Charlotte is also there. She and Fred recognize each other, as she was his babysitter and secret crush when they were young. While they catch up, Wembley interrupts them to plan a meeting with Charlotte, leading Fred to loudly condemn Wembley before he storms off and falls down a flight of stairs in front of everyone.
Charlotte reads some of Fred's columns and decides to hire him as a speechwriter, over the protests of her chief of staff, Maggie (June Diane Raphael). Fred voices his skepticism of Charlotte's true commitment to important issues, but takes the job. At a world leaders' summit, Charlotte is forced to revise a speech about an environmental campaign to appease industrialists. When Fred calls her out on abandoning her morals, she changes her mind and gives the original speech, which is enthusiastically received.
As the two continue to spend time together under the pretext of Fred learning more about Charlotte for his writing, they grow closer. When they survive a revolution in Manila, they begin a relationship. When Maggie finds out, she warns Charlotte and Fred that the public will never accept them as a couple. When Chambers, under pressure from Wembley, orders Charlotte to remove her plans to preserve the trees, she lets off steam by getting high on ecstasy with Fred. A hostage crisis occurs and, still under the drug's influence, Charlotte has a surprisingly frank talk with the captors and frees the hostage.


Who plays who in the Long Shot movie cast?

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

Seth Rogen  as Fred Flarsky an unemployed journalist
Charlize Theron  as Charlotte Field the U.S. Secretary of State
O'Shea Jackson Jr.  as Lance Fred's best friend
Andy Serkis  as Parker Wembley an international media mogul
June Diane Raphael  as Maggie Millikin one of Field's two key staffers
Bob Odenkirk  as President Chambers the President of the United States and a former television actor
Alexander Skarsgård  as Prime Minister James Steward
Braxton Herda  as Young Fred
Aviva Mongillo  as Young Charlotte
Ravi Patel  as Tom one of Field's two key staffers
Randall Park  as Flarsky's boss
Tristan D. Lalla  as Agent M Field's bodyguard
Lisa Kudrow  as Katherine the head of Field's polling team
Kurt Braunohler  as Wembley News Anchor #1
Paul Scheer  as Wembley News Anchor #2
Claudia O'Doherty  as Wembley News Anchor #3
Lil Yachty  as Lil Yachty
Aladeen Tawfeek  as Bharath
Nathan Morris  as Nathan Morris
Wanya Morris  as Wanya Morris
Shawn Stockman  as Shawn Stockman
Isla Dowling  as Katarina Prudence Wembley
Anton Koval  as Alt-Right Leader
Marcel Jeannin  as CNS News Anchor
Marc Rowland  as Movement Coach
James Gerald Hicks  as Boyfriend (as James Hicks)
John Robinson  as Commander
Aalia Adam  as Anchor on Tarmac
Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld  as BCNMS News Anchor
Julie Roussel  as French TV Reporter
Daniel Rindress-Kay  as LT. Gary Smith
Ivan Smith  as Indian Prime Minister
Sean Tucker  as Aryan Grande
Brett Watson  as Alt-Right Guy #2
Victor Cornfoot  as Bodega DSS Agent
Mairtin O'Carrigan  as Swedish Man
Anne Day-Jones  as Paris News Anchor (as Anne Day Jones)
Arthur Holden  as Royal Crier
Kara Raposo  as Little Girl on TV
Frank Schorpion  as TV General
Natasha Gargiulo  as Reporter Outside Library
Sean Curley  as Tad
Johnny Cortes  as Bartender
Holden Wong  as Secretary of State Staffer
Li Li  as Prime Minister's Wife
Alain Gendreau  as Diplomat
Yves Fortin  as US Senator
Hiba Magrabi  as Staffer

Release date

When is Long Shot movie release date?

"Long Shot" movie release date was scheduled to be on March 9, 2019 (SXSW), on May 2, 2019, on May 3, 2019 (United States, United Kingdom) and on June 20, 2019 (Germany, Hungary) distributing by Lionsgate Home Entertainment, 01 Distribution, ACME, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Aurum Films, BF Distribution, Belga Films, Blitz Film & Video Distribution, CJ CGV Viet Nam, Central Partnership, Encore Films, Entertainment One, FilmOne Distribution, Golden Screen Cinemas, Golden Village Pictures, Hoyts Distribution, Independent Films, Joyncontents Group, Lark Films Distribution, Lenta, Leone Film Group, Lionsgate India, Lionsgate UK, Long Shong Entertainment Multimedia Company, Manfer Films, Meloman, Monolith Films, Nordisk Film Distribution, Norsk Filmdistribusjon, Odeon, PT. Prima Cinema Multimedia, Paris Filmes, Phars Film, Pioneer Films, Pony Canyon Theatrical Films, Pris Audiovisuais, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., SND Films, Sam Film, Studiocanal Film, Ukrainian Film Distribution (UFD), United King Films, Vertical Entertainment and HBO Max.


What are Long Shot filming details?

The duration of the film is 124 minutes. With a budget of $40 million, the film grossed over $53.9 million.

"Long Shot" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Long Shot movie?

"Long Shot" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 81/100. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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