Universal unveiled a first look at She Saidthe upcoming drama based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning The New York Times Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey as they investigate sexual misconduct claims against Harvey Weinstein, Wednesday during CinemaCon.
Slated to open Nov. 18, the film is based on the 2019 book She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Kantor, played by Zoe Kazan in the film; and Twohey, played by Carey Mulligan.
“It caused a domino effect [hastening] The #MeToo movement for lasting change,” said Mulligan of the’ work, speaking on stage at CinemaCon. “It was an honor to portray this woman.”
Kazan noted that the urges their sources to share their stories because “they couldn’t change the past, but they could change the future.”
The clip shows the pair meeting with sources and the pressures of working around obstacles to telling the truth.
Cast members include Patricia Clarkson and Samantha Morton. The female-fronted movie is directed by Maria Schrader (Unorthodox), written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Ida), and DPed by Natasha Braier (Honey Boy).
CinemaCon runs through Thursday at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.