Gomez-Rejon To Helm Chris Pine In “Newsflash”

Gomez Rejon To Helm Chris Pine In Newsflash

“The Current War” director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon has signed on to helm the Walter Cronkite biopic “Newsflash” which stars Chris Pine as the legendary anchorman.

The story will be set around one particular day, specifically the day Cronkite (Pine) must report to the nation the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Ben Jacoby wrote the script and pre-production is underway with principal shooting planned for February next year in New York. Greg Silverman, Gideon Yu, Lisa Zambri, Jonathan Lim and Adam Kolbrenner produce.

Source: THR