First Trailer: Steven Spielberg’s “The Post”

20th Century Fox has premiered the first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “The Post”. The project is the last of the major films up for potential awards consideration and this marks the first footage of any kind shown from the film.

The story follows the country’s first female newspaper publisher of The Washington Post, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and its hard-driving editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) as they fight to publish the Pentagon Papers, which proved the government has systematically lied about the scope of the Vietnam War.

Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, Alison Brie, David Cross, Tracy Letts, Jesse Plemons, Michael Stuhlberg, Zach Woods and Bradley Whitford co-star in the film which opens December 22nd.