Trailer: True Story with James Franco and Jonah Hill

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 3:52 pm

James Franco and Jonah Hill star in “True Story,” a title with layers of meaning. It is based on the real life story of reporter Michael Finkel (Hill), who was fired because he fabricated and altered facts in a “true story” he wrote for the New York Times. And then he discovered that a murderer (Franco) had been living his own version of a “true story,” representing himself as “New York Times reporter Michael Finkel.” Finkel’s book, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa, is the basis for this film, which co-stars Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”), Gretchen Mol, and impressive newcomer Genevieve Angelson. It will be showing at Sundance later this month.

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