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Cranston, HBO Set For "All the Way" Telemovie

By Garth Franklin Thursday July 17th 2014 10:29AM
Cranston, HBO Set For "All the Way" Telemovie

Bryan Cranston is confirmed to be reprising his Tony Award-winning role as US President Lyndon B. Johnson in the upcoming telemovie adaptation of the recent hit Broadway play "All the Way".

Reports emerged last month that Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment had optioned the screen rights to the play , and now HBO Films has come onboard the project.

Robert Schenkkan will adapt his own play for the project which focuses on Johnson early in his presidency following the death of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. On top of dealing with an impending election, Johnson also had to sea with the escalating crisis in Vietnam along with a ground-breaking civil rights bill at home.

Source: HBO

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