Dennis Quaid Plays Republican President in Biopic


Well, the primary trailer for Dennis Quaid‘s Ronald Reagan biopic has debuted. The actor plays the 40th President of the United States in the feature, which promises to span the major events of Reagan’s life, together with his confrontation with childhood bullies, his appearing profession and time main the Screen Actors Guild and his ascendant rise in politics bolstered by anti-communist rhetoric. Set to a canopy of Tears for Fears’ ’80s hit “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” the trailer tracks how Reagan needed to rule the free world — and did.

“I was a lifeguard on a river. And I learned how to read the currents — not just the ones on the surface, but also the ones deep underneath the water,” President Reagan says within the trailer, drawing a comparability to his personal eye for geopolitical tensions. The footage additionally teases extra well-known moments from the conservative President’s tenure, together with an tried assassination on him and a climactic stinger of Reagan’s speech in West Berlin.

The solid additionally contains Penelope Ann Miller as First Lady Nancy Reagan, Mena Suvari as his first spouse Jane Wyman, Lesley-Anne Down as Margaret Thatcher, Kevin Dillon as Jack L. Warner and Jon Voight as Petrovich, a Soviet who claims to have spied on Reagan for years.

Primarily filmed in Oklahoma through the fall of 2020, “Reagan” debuted a primary look of Quaid within the lead position tied to CinemaCon 2022. After a sequence of delays, it was reported this spring that the newly launched ShowBiz Direct had acquired the biopic for theatrical distribution. The biopic reemerged throughout this yr’s CinemaCon in April. “Reagan” marks the studio’s debut launch.

“Reagan” will launch in theaters on August 30. Grab some jelly beans and watch the trailer beneath.


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