Netflix and Universal Pictures are proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, reuniting for the first time with his star from their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips.
A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.
News of the World is a 2020 American Western drama film co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass, based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Paulette Jiles, and starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel. The film follows a Civil War veteran who must return a young girl who was taken in by Native Americans as an infant to her last remaining family.
News of the World was released theatrically by Universal Pictures in the United States on December 25, 2020, and by Netflix in other international territories. It received positive reviews from critics who praised Hanks’ and Zengel’s performances, Greengrass’ direction, cinematography and score. It was also named one of the ten best films of 2020 by the National Board of Review.
You can watch this movie from Feb 10th, 2021 on Netflix Australia but before that you can see its trailer at below.