Summit Publicity recently sent us the one pager production notes for Roman Polanski's upcoming 18th film, The Ghost Writer. It's got a great cast and a Polanski film is always a visual treat, so this one should definitely live up to it's anticipation. The movie hits theaters in Dallas / Fort Worth, TX on February 26th and other limited areas on this coming Friday, February 19th. After the jump, you can check out the production notes we were sent.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT AND R.P. FILMS
THE GHOST WRITER
Directed by ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER ROMAN POLANSKI
Written by ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER ROMAN POLANSKI AND BEST-SELLING NOVELIST ROBERT HARRIS
Starring EWAN MCGREGOR , PIERCE BROSNAN, KIM CATTRALL, OLIVIA WILLIAMS, TOM WILKINSON, TIMOTHY HUTTON, AND ELI WALLACH
Produced by ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEES ROMAN POLANSKI, ROBERT BENMUSSA & ALAIN SARDE
A gifted author hired to ghostwrite the memoirs of a controversial former British Prime Minister becomes a hunted man when he uncovers explosive secrets about the past. Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams and Kim Catrall star in The Ghost Writer, a taut, suspenseful thriller from the Oscar®-winning director of The Pianist.
The Ghost (Ewan McGregor) senses something’s not right from the minute he gets the lucrative assignment to complete Adam Lang’s (Pierce Brosnan) autobiography. For starters, the previous ghostwriter, a longtime aide to the ex-Prime Minister, is dead—an apparent suicide victim. As Lang becomes engulfed in a scandal over his administration’s harsh counterterrorism tactics, The Ghost digs into the charismatic politician’s past, discovering clues that he may be hiding something far more shocking than the current allegations against him.
Hunkered down in a secluded East Coast beach house with Lang, his beautiful wife and political muse (Olivia Williams), his alluring chief of staff (Kim Catrall) and a small cadre of staffers and bodyguards, The Ghost finds himself losing his objectivity and becoming part of the story he’s supposed to be chronicling. Unsure who to trust, he sets out on an increasingly dangerous quest for the truth that leads to a startling discovery with far-reaching implications. But he may not live to write the final chapter…