David Fincher and Netflix collaborated for a biographical drama movie named Mank. Fincher is a genius director who is well known for Fight Club, Panic Room, Mindhunter, House of Cards, and more. Mank is based on the story of a screenwriter named Herman J. Mankiewicz. The film is penned by David’s dad, late Jack Fincher. The flick is produced by Ceán Chaffin, Douglas Urbanski, and Eric Roth.
It features stars like Gary Oldman, Lily Collins, Amanda Seyfried, and Tom Burke in the leading lead roles. The film has already created a buzz around the audiences, and they are eagerly waiting for it. So we have collected all the essential information regarding the upcoming flick Mank:
The father of David Fincher already penned the screenplay of the film before he passed away back in 2003. Then the film officially declared in July 2019. Then the shooting commenced from November 1, 2019, and luckily completed on February 4, 2020, before coronavirus hit the world.
So now there are very fewer chances for its delay due to coronavirus pandemic. The streaming giant delayed the release of many projects as there is many issues occurring in the production due to the outbreak, but we are hoping that Mank will not go through it. A date is still not fixed for the upcoming film of Fincher. Recently it is reported that Mank can release this year in October. But Netflix still not confirmed it yet.
This is the star cast of the upcoming film Mank:
- Gary Oldman as Herman J. Mankiewicz
- Lily Collins as Rita Alexander
- Amanda Seyfried as Marion Davies
- Tuppence Middleton as Sara Mankiewicz
- Charles Dance
- Arliss Howard
- Jamie McShane
- Ferdinand Kingsley
- Sam Troughton
- Toby Leonard Moore
- Joseph Cross
- Tom Burke as Orson Welles
- Tom Pelphrey as Joseph L. Mankiewicz
- Jeff Harms as Ben Hecht
- Leven Rambin as Eve
So through the upcoming Netflix film, we will see the real story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his struggles with director. He got into a battle with the director Orson Welles over the credit of screenplay for Citizen Kane. For now, there is insufficient information on the story of the film.