Everything you need to know about the Netflix movie Mank-
Mank is one of Netflix’s hottest upcoming original movies, as it announces the return. David Fincher in the director’s seat and will likely progress. Netflix’s reputation as a streaming service that finances and supports unique, historical, auterist filmic visions.
Below are all the important details regarding Mank as of right now, and we’ll update this post in the future when the latest info drops!
Mank release date on Netflix
Netflix has not officially confirmed a release date for Mank yet, but we have a pretty good idea when to expect the new movie on Netflix.
According to The Film Stage, co-producer Eric Roth recently revealed that the film is set for an October 2020 release. Seeing as production on the project wrapped in February, expect the movie to drop sometime later this year.
David Fincher is directing and has cast Gary Oldman (Harry Potter, The Dark Knight) as the titular Mankiewicz. Joining Oldman are Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia, Mean Girls) as actress Marion Davies. Tom Burke (The Souvenir) as Orson Welles, Lily Collins (Mirror Mirror), Tuppence Middleton (Sense8). Charles Dance, and Arliss Howard, among an extensive supporting cast.
The plot revolves around Herman J. Mankiewicz. He wrote the screenplay with Orson Welles for Citizen Kane. Around the time of Kane‘s 1941 release. Hollywood tall tales arose regarding the screenplay credit for what many believe to be the greatest film of all time. New Yorker critic Pauline Kael particularly shed light on the issues in her 1971 article. “Raising Kane” an argument that cemented itself as a key example of film criticism and opinion.
The film appears to be a dramatic portrayal of the disputes and issues between Mankiewicz and Welles. Mank is sure to surround itself aesthetically with the culture of 1940s Hollywood and the filmmaking process by being filmed in black and white.